selly raby kane appointed creative director of design indaba 2017
 

selly raby kane appointed creative director of design indaba 2017

 

senegalese fashion designer selly raby kane has been announced as creative director of design indaba 2017 — the biggest design platform and event in africa. for the first time in the event’s 21-year history, this edition is welcoming an external creative director who will join the team at its cape town offices shortly. committed to growing the african design industry by promoting the ingenuity and originality of creatives on the continent, design indaba will host a conference, an expo promoting local design, exhibitions, installations, activism, and projects that celebrate the best of the people and the products.

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‘I am beyond honored and humbled to be a part of the design indaba story. I think this is a major step towards making the creative minds of the continent come closer together, regardless of distance and generations. design, art and culture are strategic assets for the african continent and I see this collaboration as a unique opportunity to contribute to a more integrated, creative africa,’ comments selly raby kane on her creative direction of the 2017 design indaba festival.

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selly raby kane is no stranger to the event; in 2015 she gave a talk at the conference and participated in the africa.now exhibition as an ambassador of the senegalese creative collective les petites pierres. the distinctive and disruptive creative direction of selly raby kane will take shape through the happenings and activations in and around the artscape theatre — design indaba festival’s new annual home.

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

design indaba 2017 selly raby kane creative director designboom

 

 

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design indaba
is a multifaceted platform committed to a better world through creativity. the south-african online publication hosts an annual festival and social impact do tank in cape town. the design indaba festival has been created by ravi naidoo in 1995, with focus on african and global creativity, through the lens of the work and ideas of leading thinkers and doers, opinion formers, trendsetters and industry experts.

 

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