The network focuses on creating exchanges between young creatives in the south-central region of the continent while developing platforms that encourage free expressions that challenge dominant societal norms and narratives.
Mafalala Festival (or Festival da Mafalala) is an event held every year for a month in the historical Mafalala district in Maputo. The Festivals’s aim is to maintain the culture and vibrancy around Mafalala. This, as an effort to promote tourism in Mafalala and a way to generate income and create jobs for the community. The festival includes food fairs, craft workshops, film screenings, photo exhibitions, walking tours, and panel discussions.
Gilbert’s House is a creative network that facilitates the exchange of cultural ideas and experiences. Their work involves the development of cultural events, art skills, and creative business skills and also serves as an agent in the Business of Art and Cultural Tourism.
Modzi Arts is a creative organisation located in Lusaka Zambia. Modzi Arts’ objective is to make the arts more accessible in Zambia. It also provides a space for artists to showcase their work and also learn and increase knowledge in their skills.
Creatives Garage is a multi-disciplinary space that brings together people in the creative and cultural industries in Kenya. They aim to make a positive contribution to the growth of the local creative economy by providing market access opportunities for the creatives thus ensuring their sustainable livelihoods.
Anima which started in 2012, is a Mozambican creative studio based in Maputo. Their objective is to communicate stories through design, audiovisual production, and digital solutions. All of this content is centered on the local audience.