Durban goes digital for tech-themed festival

2014-09-11 00:00

DURBAN goes digital from tomorrow.

A two-day Arts and Design Digital Festival at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) themed Democracy 2020 will showcase the creative talents of both students and staff at their city campus.

“We have to embrace digital,” said festival director René Smith, Executive Dean (Acting) of the Arts and Design Faculty at DUT.

BTech student Sifiso Shange will be showing the designs for his D-store at the festival.

The D stands for Durban and the store is designed to embody the city.

“It’s a tribute to the city that speaks the language of the city,” he said.

The D-store combines distinctive Durban elements, from the beach to the city’s unique mix of architectural styles.

The festival, starts at 5 pm on Friday and at 12 pm on Saturday.

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