MakerereHill

x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Creativity and Innovation

Kampala, Uganda
June 8th, 2013

About this event

TEDxMakerereHill celebrates the potential for creativity and Innovation in each and every one of us – and a better future for us all. "People in Uganda are creative and innovative. The "do-it-yourself" mentality is strong among our inhabitants together, which results in a large and growing creative class, new enterprises and innovations. With TEDx we get a new arena important for exchanging ideas"

Confirmed Speakers

  • Walter Wandera
    A very Creative and Innovative Personality who is the founder of the famous Walters Boda-Boda Tours!! He takes his guests on set tours around Kampala and beyond. offering a new perspective on the city, and move people beyond the confines of a 4x4 interior. You will become fully immersed in the local culture travelling on the back of a motorcycle. There is no window frame between you and the world; you smell, hear and see all the sights.
  • Teddy Nabisenke
    Teddy Nabisenke, is a visual artist working in Fashion crafting and Jewelery making. Studied from the Magaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts at Makerere University. In order to closely interact with the public, Teddy is particularly active in street art festivals including, 5th and 6th LaBa! Arts Festival, Bayimba international Festival of the Arts (2012) under the young Artists' category. Also featured as a designer at the Eco art amusement park at a school in Kireka in September 2012. On 8th March 2013, the international Women's Day was still blessed with Tsenke crafts made out of sacks,ropes and bark-cloth which addressed issues of Family planing and the need to preserve nature. While on the 7th LaBa! Arts Festival "Open Studio", she was a selected Jewelery artist using both organic and inorganic materials...."l love utilising anything around me, especially what people see as waste"

Venue and Details

FAS FAS
FAS FAS
Kampala,
Uganda
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Organizer 9d02ca4cd114d33bf7891cd7d4ad0070254ef0c2_165x165

Jayant Maru
Kampala, Uganda

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Team

Carl Barstad
Official Photographer

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