Aarhus 2017

Since 1985 the European Union has chosen cities to be the Capital of Culture. This program aims to emphasize the diversities and similarities between the several countries of Europe. After to be invited, the host city has six years to prepare a cultural program for a whole year. Aarhus, the second biggest city of Denmark, was…

The Old Biscuit Mill and The Woodstock Exchange

Woodstock is the district of Cape Town in which artists and creative people chose to be. The environment, with its several craft shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries, has motivated several companies to install its offices in the neighborhood. I’ve visited two places in Woodstock, The Old Biscuit Mill and The Woodstock Exchange, and these…

Sci-Bono Discovery Center

I was very happy to find out that Johannesburg has a world-class science and technology museum because just one day there is more effective than dozens of school classes. Sci-Bono Discovery Center is a huge museum located in Newtown, downtown Johannesburg. Whoever visits Sci-Bono will find various experiences and shows related to different disciplines. There are…

Maboneng Precinct

In all of my previous posts, I’ve talked about some specific space of innovation, some were about coworking and others about fablab or other spaces. Today I’ll present Maboneng Precinct, a whole district packed with innovation spaces. Maboneng means ‘place of light’ in the Sotho language. It’s a region in downtown Johannesburg that just five…

Mini Maker Faire

PICNIC é um dos mais famosos festivais de Cultura Maker na Europa. Começou em Amsterdam em 2006 e sua primeira edição na América Latina ocorreu no Rio de Janeiro, em novembro. Foram três dias de palestras sobre inovação, sustentabilidade e criatividade num belo parque sob o Cristo Redentor. No último dia do evento havia uma Mini…