Gofaone Mlauzi

As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Connect ZA & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC, we spoke to Gofaone Mlauzi, founder and owner of a digital creative hub in Botswana called Thapo Creations (not yet launched), she shared with us her reasons for creating a hub via email:  “I began

Success Maake

  As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Connect ZA & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC, we speak to designer Success Maake on the challenges and opportunities of both digital and physical creative hubs in SADC.    

Musonda Kabwe

As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Connect ZA & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC, we speak to designer & illustrator Musonda Kabwe on the challenges and opportunities of both digital and physical creative hubs in SADC.

Tsoku Maela

  As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Connect Za & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC, we speak to Tsoku Maela a multi-disciplinary storyteller about the state of both digital and physical creative hubs in SADC.

Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya

As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Connect Za & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC we are speaking to fellow young African creatives and hub creators about the state of hubs in the region and what is needed. Our portrait features Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya of Motorepublikhub –  The first creative hub in Zimbabwe

Kundayi Moyo & Tammi Mbambo

As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with Blacknation & Connect ZA research on creative hubs in SADC we are speaking to fellow young African creatives and hub creators about the state of hubs in the region and what is needed. Our second portrait features Fine Art Students Kundayi Moyo & Tammi Mbambo

Spoken Portraits – Jonathan Anzuluni

  As part of our “Hubs as Homes” in partnership with @British Council Connect ZA & Blacknation research on creative hubs in SADC we are speaking to fellow young African creatives and hub creators about the state of hubs in the region and what is needed. Our first portrait features Jonathan Anzuluni @iamsudijons a photographer and founder of Furaha Education Support

Start

The starting point of this research project is what makes a creative hub a hub for creatives? A simple question with multiple answers depending on who you are, where you are, where you are going and what you need. More specifically we will be focusing on African creative hubs, starting in the SADC region, we will