Exchange: South Africa

Social Focus: Youth Empowerment
Artist: Ram Devineni

Exchange: South Africa

Social Focus: Youth Empowerment
Artist: Ram Devineni

Durban, South Africa

Artist Ram Devineni has extensive experience with projects that use interactive technologies to address social challenges. His workshops in Durban will combine diverse mediums, such as augmented reality comic books, street art, poetry, and documentary film to empower youth to design their own works inspired by local stories. 

Video by Dalisu Ngobese, Wandile Malimela, and Sandile Skhosana
(TMD Productions).

Community Projects

Nomvula

Nomvula

Photo by: Niamh Walsh-Vorster The story of “Nomvula” is based on an Afro-futuristic mythology -- she comes to those in times of need in order to...

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Impokophelo

Impokophelo

Photo by: Niamh Walsh-Vorster The team that created the “Impokophelo” augmented reality mural engaged young people who have been involved in drug...

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A-Pall-Pit

A-Pall-Pit

Photo by: Niamh Walsh-Vorster The project “A-Pall-Pit,” is a combination of pop culture art and poetry composed with metaphorical and symbolic...

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Water Line

Water Line

Photo by: Niamh Walsh-Vorster South Africa grapples with the challenges of climate change in communities, while the world experiences the...

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U.S. Consulate General Durban — South Africa

U.S. Consulate General Durban — South Africa
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Durban, South Africa

Exchange Location

Durban, South Africa
Durban, Jihoafrická republika

Exchange Location

Direction

Durban, South Africa

Exchange Location

U.S. Consulate General Durban — South Africa

About Our Host Partner, KZNSA Gallery

The KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts, founded in 1902 and located in Glenwood, Durban was initially established as an informal locale for artists to discuss, exhibit, and market their work. Over a century later, it is KZN’s premier contemporary art gallery, serving the interests of a broad community of artists and committed to the ethos of “Transformation, Incubation and Activation.”

Outreach Partners:

American Arts Incubator an initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs developed in partnership with ZERO1.

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