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Making Africa A Continent of Contemporary African Design

This spring the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, will be holding a major exhibition showcasing the diverse expressions of contemporary African design emerging from the continent. Entitled Making Africa – A Continent of Contemporary Design, the work on display will encompass a range of diverse creative disciplines such as fine arts, graphic design, illustration, film, photography, architecture and urban planning.
[Main image credit: The Guy with Style, Mário Macilau – Vitra Design Museum]

Amongst those featured is the work of leading African creatives, including: Malian furniture designer Cheick Diallo, Kenyan eyewear sculptor Cyrus Kabiru, photographers Mário Macilau and Okhai Ojeikere, and architect Francis Kéré, and animator Robin Rhode to name a few. The exhibition will run from the 14th March to the 13th September 2015 before travelling to select destinations in Europe.
Additional details:
For further information about the exhibition visit: www.design-museum.de
[Image credits: The images shown belong to: Vitra Design Museum. If downloaded and used elsewhere must be credited accordingly]

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