Events - in Africa

ColabNowNow Open Call

When: 6-16 September, 2017

Where: Johannesburg, South Africa


ColabNowNow: The Present is the Future

ColabNowNow is looking for you: the artists, coders, architects, storytellers, bending your artform in the digital now for the NowNow.

British Council Connect ZA invites young digital storytellers and artists working in digital, from Southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa and the UK to take part in ColabNowNow. This platform for collaboration will showcase innovative digital work which will be shown during the Fak’ugesi Festival. The artists will partake in a 10 day programme curated by Jepchumba, and take part in the larger Fak’ugesi Festival programme.

About the Fak’ugesi Festival

COLABNOWNOW2017 has challenged the bravest of us; this year Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival salutes Digital Africans that follow their hearts and live bravely.

Join us 6 to the 16 September 2017 in Braamfontein-Johannesburg for a pulsing ten day program celebrating the spirit of INNOVATION, CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY.

Immerse yourself in our conference, exhibitions, game arcades, free workshops, performances, brave tech artists, installations, tech demos, pitches, parties and future beats.

Watch out for our FAK’UGESI CONFERENCE – where we engage cutting edge conversations at the intersection of art, technology, music and innovation.

New to 2017 is FAK’UGESI BEATS our music and technology platform curated by We Heart Beat, that will culminate in our festival finale FAK’UGESI Bloc Party.


British Council South Africa│We connect people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Whether you want to take an exam, study in the UK, learn or teach English, or find out about our forthcoming events, this is the place to start.

For further information

For further information about the Event and to Apply, visit the Official Website.

Click to Download Info PDF here.

For further information about the Fak’ugesi Festival, visit the Official Website 



ColabNowNow Open Call
Johannesburg,South Africa

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