people-centered research. creative solutions
Nay'indaba is a phrase used in IsiZulu to capture a listener's attention before narrating a compelling story. Loosely translated;
"Here is the story."
We provide people-centred creative programmes for businesses in Africa & its diaspora. Contributing to the network of creative freedom supported by circular economies.
what we do
Creative Research Solutions
We conduct ethical research that accurately reflects the trends in creative industries & digital innovation on the African continent. Placing people and their collective experiences at the centre, we provide creative solutions for businesses looking to penetrate creative industries and communities.
We help businesses and individuals conceptualise, produce and manage creative programmes.
We partner with a diverse range of creative freelancers from Africa to deliver programmes and services. Connecting businesses that need creative services with freelancers building their small-business.
Shaping Memory: Archiving as Creative Practice (2023)
Our Head Researcher, mkutaji recently completed a fellowship with the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA). A toolkit on archiving for artists and arts organisations in Africa was the outcome. Published by VANSA.
An exchange of diverse forms of storytelling set in the Harmattan night skies of Accra, Ghana. A sharing of poetry, music and dance.