American Arts Incubator in South Africa

The American Arts Incubator (AAI) is a creative exchange program that utilises community-driven digital and new media art projects to instigate dialogue, build communities, bolster local economies, and further social innovation.

I was honoured in being a part of the AAI 2019's incubation which was led by artist Ram Devineni. The American Arts Incubator in South Africa was in association with the KZNSA Gallery, ZERO1, the US Consulate Durban and the US Department of the State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The American Arts Incubator (AAI) is a creative exchange program that utilises community-driven digital and new media art projects to instigate dialogue, build communities, bolster local economies, and further social innovation. Each incubation addresses a relevant social or environmental challenge such as economic equity, youth empowerment, gender equality, and environmental sustainability.

The collaborative team in which I was a part of opted to create a comic book with a key character whose story spoke to a circular-economy and pollution in rural communities. We were honoured in having the comic book showcased at Comic Con Cape Town in 2019. The opportunity to meet the worlds top comic artists and the creators of Marvel was very inspiring. Below is an overview of the events which took place at the KZNSA Gallery.

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