Magadi: New work by phenomenal Afrofuturist Osborne Macharia

Magadi: New work by phenomenal Afrofuturist Osborne Macharia
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At Design Indaba 2017, Osborne Macharia introduced the audience to Magadi, a new series which focusses on a group of former female circumcisers.

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At Design Indaba Conference 2017, Osborne Macharia introduced the audience to a stunning Afrofuturist series Magadi, which imagines a group of former female circumcisers who abandoned their former practice to educate young girls escaping early marriage in the art of fashion.

"This is the story of a group of former female circumcisers living in the vast salty plains of lake Magadi who abandoned their former practice and took up Ethnic Fashion as an alternative livelihood," explains Macharia. "They now shelter young girls escaping early marriage, teaching them on fashion skills such as styling, fashion design, print work and mode...

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