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Meet the Creatives

Adikinyi

Photographer / Writer / Data Collector

Designer / Creative Director / Photographer

Antonate

Dancer

Set Designer / Musician / Painter

Meet the Creatives

Music Producer / Rapper

Photographer / Cinematographer

Contemporary Dancer

Crae

Painter

Meet the Creatives

Industrial Designer

Illustrator / Artist / Animator

Ian Tico

Contemporary Dancer

Film Maker / Editor

Meet the Creatives

Poet / Musician / Dancer

Jewellery, Jada Marshley's

Product Designer / Architect

3D Artist

Meet the Creatives

Illustrator / Visual Artist

Muthoni

Filmmaker

Artist / Art Director

Jean Aiko

Filmmaker / Content Creator

Meet the Creatives

Digital & Visual Artist / Illustrator

Journalist / Filmmaker / Photographer

VR Producer / Fashion Designer

Set Designer / Musician / Painter

Meet the Creatives

Papa Vinyasa

Photographer / Writer / Data Collector

Designer / Creative Director / Photographer

Fashion & Lifestyle Illustrator

Illustrator / Animator

Meet the Creatives

Digital Creator / Journalist

Robert Njoroge

Filmmaker / VR Designer

Fashion Designer

Santuri

Audio Engineer / Music Producer

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WATCH THE EVENTS

NDW2021 Launch

All about the creatives

Premiered on Sunday April 4th 2021

  • Stories from 30+ creatives and 50+ others featured!
  • DoingZero project launch
  • What Design Can Do videos
  • Sankofa Design System by Batsirai Madzonga
  • EatDesignRepeat.com creatives showcase
  • Messages from World Design Weeks
  • Music by Phinoshey, Bakhita, Clef & Bandana
  • 'Nairobi Yetu' - Soundtrack by Blocka Beats
  • AfroStickers by Dicky Hokie Jr.
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Art Journeys in Corona Times

Global Art Project

Live streamed on Monday 5th April 2021

Group of women collaborating digitally from working on a single, physical art piece.

It will travel across all continents to an exhibition at NotQuite Gallery in Sweden in July 2021.

Featuring Naitiemu from the Nairobi Design Week team.

What Design Can Do

No Waste Challenge - featuring expert guests

Live streamed on Tuesday 6th April 2021

Our planet is drowning in waste. Every year we dump a massive 2.12 billion tonnes of it worldwide. This will only increase, unless we make some major changes – and fast.


We’re calling on all creatives, hackers and dreamers to submit bold solutions to reduce waste and rethink our entire production and consumption cycle. Will you join us?

Moderated by:

Dagan Cohen (What Design Can Do)

Panelists:

Wekesa Zablon (Circular Design Nairobi)

Sheila Suluve (Ukulima Tech)

Makena Mworia (Kenya Climate Innovation Center)

BEING QUEER IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 🌈

The Bambis & other creatives

Live streamed on Wednesday 7th April 2021

Seise and Rebian invite you to see things from their perspective in this feel good session about how Covid-19 has impacted them, family, .

Hosted by:

Naitiemu

Guests:

The Bambis (Seise and Rebian)

Nasimiyu

Jean Aiko

Lusi Mbira

Winnie Azihemba

Panafrican Pansexual

COLLECTIVE CREATIVE CONSCIOUSNESS 🟡

Free Mind Sessions

Live streamed on Thursday 8th April 2021

A hybrid session with @verbalconnections games, real creative conversations and mutual discovery in a safe space. See you in the chat!

Hosted by:

Free Mind Sessions- Nyacomba Githu, Lindsey & Imeldah.


Guests:

Jeff Ndungu (Aiepath Studios)

Rosemary Wangari (Fashion Designer)

Blocka Beats (Music Producer)

Djae Aroni (Musician)

Lucy Robi (Fashion Stylist)

HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL

Under Our Skin

Live streamed on Friday 9th April 2021

"We'll motivate audiences and participants to question, debate, and reflect on the state of human rights both in Kenya and internationally.

Screenings and events will take place in informal settlements, cinemas and host venues across the city. A subsequent edition will be held in Kilifi later in 2021.​


Under Our Skin Film 2021 will focus on three main human rights focused themes:


💚 Injustice by Design

💛 Expression as a Right

💙 Social Contract Redefined

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Live Stream with the Creatives!

Live streamed on Friday 9th April 2021

Hang out with the creatives on EatDesignRepeat and Mos Mos music video launch by Phinoshey

Music: 'Nairobi Yetu' set by Blocka Beats

Dance: Collin Brianoh and Ian Tico

COMMMUNITIES

FREE MIND SESSIONS

COLLECTIVE CREATIVE CONSCIOSNESS

STUDIOHISI

INCLUSIVE DESIGNS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

CREATIVES GARAGE

SONDEKA FESTIVAL

WAUZINE

FASHION PROJECT BY SOME OF KENYA'S BEST CREATIVE MINDS

SPY

COMMUNITY YOUTH ORGANISATION

UNBOXED AFRICA

A MAGAZINE FEATURING FEMALE CREATIVES

Showcase of 100+ creatives

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Community Collaborations

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DESIGN MANCHESTER & BRITISH COUNCIL

Doing Zero, devised by Design Manchester

and developed with Nairobi Design Week, is

about what we as individuals can do to help

save the planet.


It’s a collaboration between two inner-city neighbourhoods:

Kawangware in Nairobi, Kenya, and Harpurhey in Manchester, England.


They’re collaborating about is how the

climate emergency is affected by what we

grow and what we eat.


“Food that’s good for the planet, good for my

local community, and good for me.”

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PARTNERS

Festival Team

Creative Director

Art Director & Creative Lead

Technical Lead

Community Assistant

Animator

Illustrator & Designer

Lead Editor & Videographer

Rango M

Video Director

Papa Vinyasa

1st Camera

Martin Santuri

Audio

Outdoor Camera

Muthoni Wanjiku

2nd Camera

2nd Camera

3d Animator

Poster & Graphic Design

Blocka Beats ft. Karun, Shappaman, BV, Gurugang, MK47, Shai, Yung Breezy, O'Block, Baraka, Mavolindo, Ms. Katana, Mawingo, Trabolee, Jean-Marie, Four Owls, Samson Maiko, Album cover art by Jesse Itemere

Soundtrack Album - 'Nairobi Yetu'

Many Thanks to Orion Studios and 209 Statehouse Rd for providing the shooting location.

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