We embrace both existing and emerging technologies to challenge existing narratives and showcase the richness and diversity of African cultures through storytelling. Operating on the ethos of a community reminiscent of a typical African village, Creatives Garage cultivates a thriving community and builds a robust ecosystem for artists to connect, share ideas, collaborate, create new works, gain market access and push boundaries.
Over the past ten years, Creatives Garage has grown into a powerful force, supporting over 14,000 creatives across various disciplines. Through training, collaborative productions, and market access opportunities, the organization has become a catalyst for artistic growth and exposure. From publishing books to producing podcasts, creating films, recording music, engaging in photography, and exploring virtual worlds, we embrace both existing and emerging technologies in our creative endeavors.
Creatives Garage operates on the principle of a community reminiscent of a typical African village, where multiple families contribute to the well-being of the whole. Our collaborative approach enables us to achieve various important objectives. By creatively enlightening and sparking conversations on societal matters, we challenge existing narratives and showcase the richness and diversity of African cultures and experiences. The involvement of the creative community is paramount, as collaboration and participation form the bedrock of their initiatives.
"For the misfits, the nuts in the bolt boxes, the darers and doers, the little eccentric, the ones who colour out of pages and the ones who give life new perspective."
We empower our community by providing opportunities for artists to earn a decent income and gain market access. Through platforms that showcase their work, connect with audiences, and generate sustainable livelihoods, creatives can thrive and contribute to Kenya's creative economy. By nurturing and supporting the creative community, Creatives Garage strengthens the entire creative industry, fostering economic development, and highlighting the value of creativity in society.
Platforms like Kalabars, Baiskeli, Sondeka Festival, and art exhibitions provide valuable opportunities for artists to gain exposure, share their works, and foster meaningful collaborations. Through our unwavering commitment to empowerment, we have supported thousands of artists, challenged societal norms, and fostered economic growth. As technology advances and new possibilities emerge, we stand at the forefront of innovation, continuing to shape the future of the creative industry in Kenya and beyond.
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