The focus of the 3-part discussion series was on the concept of the circular as an alternative to the linear economy. However, discourses in the global north often do not suffice and have to be re-conceptualized for Southern Africa.
From each of the discussions, a follow-up project emerged, which for instance deals with the decolonization of the food system or the further processing of biodegradable re-sellable materials in order for marginalized groups to earn an income.
As of 2021, Goethe Institut and British Council launched an open call: Radical Questions Project. The small grants of R100 000.00 was provided to three South African based creative practitioners and organisations whose focus is in the area of sustainable futures, with a specific focus on community-based practice and collaboration.
Regional project in Kigali
Kurema, Kureba, Kwiga is a Rwandese social-enterprise using street-arts and art-actions to engage civil society in creating positive social change. In Kurema’s newest project the focus is on positive behavior change in the context of the impacts of climate change.