This is an immersive fashion pop-up which celebrates Afropolitan creativity in contemporary fashion, design and lifestyle from Belgium, Europe and Africa.
The New African Wave non-profit collective (NAW) invites you to a new style of alternative makers’ market and projects which break down stereotypes surrounding African fashion and culture. Friends and social entrepreneurs, Siré Kaba and Valia Ndelela, are behind the event. NAW brings together talented people to engage with their aims. Their motto is co-creation, innovation and deconstruction because Africa is NAW!
- Wax in the City: screening and debate (activity link)
Is African touch just a passing fad? Find the answer and more in this screening of Wax in the City, a documentary about African design, followed by a panel discussion with the director and African trend experts.
- Afrogames with Leti Arts: digital animation
Jump into to the world of African superheroes with digital and virtual reality animation for little ones and grown-ups.
Siré Kaba is the founder and artistic director of Erratum Fashion, the ethical clothing label which brings a touch of West Africa to Belgium.
Valia Ndelela is the founder of Sapology2design, a disruptive organisation which supports professionals in the textile and design industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo.