South Africa’s SoulArt Foundation has created a community art centre and a safe space for youth in the heart of Soweto, by tapping into the power of waste and art. Now, the coronavirus has prompted a new project.
Our DICE Young Storymaker reports from Brazil on a cultural centre that’s supporting local businesses, engaging vulnerable youth and helping transform what was once the world’s most dangerous neighbourhood.
A new generation of designers and developers is creating video games that educate players on environmental issues, while tapping into a rich regional culture that’s often overlooked by the industry. Our Young Storymaker reports.
Designers in one of Brazil’s largest favelas are celebrating diversity, upcycling used fabrics and drawing inspiration from local history – and their creative influence has even spread across the Atlantic.
Two organisations have teamed up to help the residents of Melkhoutfontein upcycle waste into sought-after products – helping them generate an income, clean up the environment, and even tap into a part-forgotten cultural heritage.
Many of South Africa’s domestic workers supplement their low income by setting up a side business – often one with a community ethic. Our DICE Young Storymaker reports on a partnership that’s helping them achieve even more.
The founder of In House Records – a record label under which all music is produced and performed by prisoners, and the winner of our 2019 Trailblazing Newcomer Award – talks us through his typical day.