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Workshop leaders: Alette Schoon, Reagan “Nova da Captiva” Bruintjies, Azlan Makalima, Akhona Mafani

Learn how to create and animate an Afrofuturist character with local Grahamstown hip-hop artists Reagan “Nova da Captive” Bruintjies, Azlan Makalima and Akhona “Bhodli Ngqaka” Mafani in conjunction with Alette Schoon, video documentary and multimedia lecturer.

Spend a day in the computer lab learning all the skills you need to make your own short animation. Use Photoshop, Illustrator and Character Animator to make your ideas come alive! In this workshop you will learn how to adapt Nova’s comics and Afrofuturist artwork created by learners at the Carinus Art School for live animation.

The workshop runs all day, starting at 10h00. The morning focuses on character adaptation, while the afternoon is structured around staging live animation.

Please note that under 18’s will be required to have an ID document with them and their parent / guardian will need to sign an indemnity form to participate – due to legislation around computer use on Rhodes University campus.

Please join us for an Interactive Exhibition Showcase at 12h30, 30 June in the Creativate Exhibition Hall. 

A number of bursaries to Creativate events are available.
If you’d like to take part in this workshop and would like to request financial assistance to do so, please email [email protected]  


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