IT’S IN YOUR HANDS – Inspiring Change through Design with the ABURY Design Experience

ABURY and Harper’s Bazaar Germany proudly present a unique “Open Call” to emerging international designers to preserve world crafts and culture. The ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) is the first international contest in search for emerging designers to create an accessory capsule collection using traditional crafts knowledge from different cultures. Winners (2) will be receiving a…

Stereotypes

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora. Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag…

African subcultures – Being different through music, clothes and values

The following is a repost and adaption from Smart Monkey TV Issue No.6 / October 2012   Smart Monkey says: Looking below the surface, Africa has some interesting subcultures that define themselves through either clothes or music. I was having breakfast in Cape Town with Vincent Maher, Motribe (a company that build communities with its…