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Saki Mafundikwa:
Ingénuité et élégance des alphabets africains anciens.

TED2013 · 8:10 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Saki Mafundikwa: Ingénuité et élégance des alphabets africains anciens.
8:10 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 33 languages

Du simple alphabet aux langages symboliques secrets, le designer graphique Saki Mafundikwa applaudit les diverses formes de communication écrites du continent africain. Il met en lumière l'histoire et la tradition qui sont incarnées par la parole écrite et les symboles, et il appelle les designers africains à s'inspirer de ces formes graphiques pour de nouvelles formes. Ce qui se résume par son glyphe Ghanéen favori, Sankofa, qui signifie "retourne le chercher " - ou encore "apprend du passé".

Graphic designer
Saki Mafundikwa wrote the book on Africa’s graphic design heritage — then opened a school of graphic arts in his native Zimbabwe. Full bio
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