Opening Weekend Digital Imaginaries
On a mobile phone display an elephant appears in Augmented Reality
Africas in Production
Sat, November 17, 2018 – Sun, November 18, 2018

On the weekend following the opening of the research and exhibition project »Digital Imaginaries – Africas in Production«, a comprehensive supporting program will be offered at the ZKM. 

In addition to discussions with artists from various African countries, there will be guided tours through the exhibition with the international curators and artists, as well as a coding workshop and a maker's brunch with representatives of maker spaces from Togo, Ghana, Senegal and local initiatives from Karlsruhe. 



Saturday, November 17, 2018


2 pm–4 pm               


Artist Talks

featuring Younes Baba-Ali,

Tegan Bristow, Mamadou Diallo,

Oulimata Gueye, Francois Knoetze,

Marion Louisgrand Sylla, Marcus Neustetter

and Jamal Nxediana

  • moderated by Julien McHardy
OpenHUB, Atrium 8+9

4.30 pm–6 pm                         

Guided tour with curators and artists

with Oulimata Gueye, Julien McHardy,

Bettina Korintenberg, Philipp Ziegler and

DK Osseo-Asare & Yasmine Abbas,

Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform (AMP)

as well as students students from the

Department of Architecture,

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Fanny Kranz, Department of Visual Art) 

Meeting point: info point



Sunday, November 18, 2018


11.30 am–1 pm   


Tangana: Maker’s brunch

Presentation, coffee and snacks with

the Woe Lab (Togo), Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform (Ghana),

Fablab »DEFKO AK NIĒP« (Senegal),

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct (South Africa), and local initiatives

from Karlsruhe

OpenHUB, language: English/French


2.30 pm–4.30 pm   


From Beadwork to Coding: Vernacular Algorithms Workshop

A dynamic coding exploration for creative coders with Tegan Bristow

(Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, South Africa) 

OpenHUB, register via 

Bring your own laptop if possible!


4 pm–5 pm    


Guided tour with the curators

with Philipp Ziegler, Julien McHardy,

Oulimata Gueye, and Bettina Korintenberg


Meeting point: info point 


Organization / Institution
ZKM | Center for Art and Media