27 Nov202027th November 2020
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MyMachine South Africa videos on the exhibition part 1 in Cape Town

MyMachine South Africa videos on the exhibition part 1 in Cape Town

MyMachine South Africa held their part 1 of the 2020 exhibition in Cape Town in the framework of the Open Design Afrika 2020 Festival. Here is a beautiful video about it: And as a bonus, here’s a engaging behind the scenes video, featuring a.o. Jeremy Maarman, MyMachine South Africa Coordinator. There is also Chimell Fortuin...

18 Nov202018th November 2020
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MyMachine South Africa exhibition in Cape Town

MyMachine South Africa exhibition in Cape Town

MyMachine South Africa is proud to present the dream machines being built in 2020 through the MyMachine methodology. The location being the iconic V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. At the last day of the Open Design Afrika festival, MyMachine South Africa showed dream machines like the Pizza Machine, the Stingray or the Clean The Umbrella...

30 Sep202030th September 2020
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MyMachine at Open Design Afrika, Cape Town

MyMachine at Open Design Afrika, Cape Town

We are extremely honoured to announce that Suné Stassen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Open Design Afrika has asked MyMachine to make a contribution to the 2020 edition of the Open Design Afrika Festival (27-31 October). The festival programme is curated (by experts from South Afrika, Morocco, Ghana, Germany, France, Finland China and USA) to...

28 Feb202010th March 2020
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University of Cape Town Engineering Students discussing the dream machine concepts with professional engineers

University of Cape Town Engineering Students discussing the dream machine concepts with professional engineers

University of Cape Town (UCT) civil engineering students discussing the production details with professional engineers at Retief Krige Industrial Designers (Rkid), an Industrial Design company in Stellenbosch. The meeting allowed them to put some final touches to the designs. We can’t wait to see the working prototypes being presented at the MyMachine South Africa Expo on 24 March.

24 Feb202024th February 2020
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MyMachine South Africa: inventing dream machines in Komatipoort

MyMachine South Africa: inventing dream machines in Komatipoort

Taking classes outside! Happy faces in ‘Grade 4’ (Fourth Grade) classroom of teacher Anrie in Komatipoort Academy! On behalf of MyMachine South Africa, 2 professors at Howest University of Applied Sciences (Belgium), Kelly Schedin and Mathieu Loosvelt, went into the primary classroom today. The young students were asked to invent their dream machine and make...

19 Feb202019th March 2020
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Book Launch South Africa 26 March 2020

Book Launch South Africa 26 March 2020

We are thrilled to announce that our Book What Is Your Dream Machine? How Children Change Education Worldwide will be launched in South Africa! This book launch is in collaboration with our esteemed MyMachine South Africa partner Jeremy Maarman, Co-Founder and Director of The Initiative for Community Advancement and MyMachine South Africa coordinator. We are...

17 Oct201917th October 2019
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We present you the new Dream Machine ideas from MyMachine South Africa!

We present you the new Dream Machine ideas from MyMachine South Africa!

Yesterday the university students participating in MyMachine South Africa went to the primary schools for the ideation of dream machines. The question “What Is Your Dream Machine?” unlocked the creativity and imagination of children of two Grade 1 classes and sparked the creation of 53 Dream Machine Ideas. Engineering students from University of Cape Town...

10 Oct201912th October 2019
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MyMachine South Africa at Unesco Global Creative Cities Network Event in Italy

MyMachine South Africa at Unesco Global Creative Cities Network Event in Italy

Today Erica Elk from Cape Town presented MyMachine South Africa at the UNESCO Creative Cities Conference in Torino, Italy. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network is launched in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development. As of 2017, there are 180 cities from 72 countries in...