The Nest Collective


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Strictly Silk Second Edition: Thank You!

We’re so incredibly grateful to everyone who came through for Strictly Silk and all the amazing ways you contributed to it being such a brilliant night! Thank you to everyone who supported the event even before it happened by spreading the word and sharing the love you had for the first edition. You kept us excited and motivated to bring you an evening worth remembering.

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Afrofeminism and Digital Arts

Our very own Dr. Akati Khasiani recently represented us at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium as part of Africa Week 2018 - where she spoke about our practice and work within an afro-feminist framework. Also on the panel were JepChumba, artist, activist and founder of African Digital Art and Marion Louisgrand, founder and director of Ker Thiossane in Dakar. The discussion was moderated by curator Oulimata Gueye.

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The Nairobi Nominees for the What Design Can Do Clean Energy Challenge!

Last year we partnered with What Design Can Do to spread the word about their annual design challenge, which was focusing on Clean Energy and taking entries from 5 global cities: Mexico City, Delhi, São Paolo, Amsterdam and Nairobi! By the end of the open call, approximately 80 projects had been entered for the Nairobi City briefing.

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