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Nkosingiphile Mazibuko

Nkosingiphile Mazibuko

Exhibition Designer
Iziko Museums of South Africa

Nkosingiphile Mazibuko is a Soweto-born designer, he is currently an exhibition designer at Iziko Museums of South Africa. He is skilled in exhibition design, inclusive design, narrative design, and experiential design, with a focus on the visitor journey and experience.

He graduated in Visual Arts from Walter Sisulu University. He has design experience at both Umuzi Academy and Egoli Textile Designs, and he is a graduate of the Academy of Digital Art in Cape Town. He has worked on one of the nation’s favorite Pan-African football-themed comics, Super Strikas, as well as Kwezi and other African comic books. Notably, he has been recognized for his work with the award-winning Childhood Development organization Book Dash and was part of the best project at the Fak’ugesi Hack Ur Culture Hackathon. He is also a founder of Mazi Art and Design Creative School, a community development project focused on skill-sharing.

 

Nkosingiphile Mazibuko will be speaking at the Green Museums Summit 2024 :

Crafting Tomorrow: Humanity Exhibition Unveils Sustainable Gems

‘Humanity’ is more than an exhibit; it’s a step towards a mindful, sustainable, inclusive museum experience.” Our commitment to decolonization led us to develop a sustainable, immersive experience where eco-friendliness and indigenous knowledge create Afrocentric designs from local, durable materials. Explore the collaboration between Material Scientists and Exhibition Designers as we share our sustainable printing journey, guided by the fusion of theoretical knowledge and practical considerations. Addressing challenges against the backdrop of museum logistical feasibility. We also present a retrospective examination of materials, scrutinizing their sustainability for future insights. Join us in reshaping museums for a greener, socially conscious future.

Nkosingiphile Mazibuko