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Andrea

DESIGNER   +   ACTIVIST   +   ARTIST   +   CREATIVE_DIRECTOR   +   ORGANIZER   +   PROJECT_MANAGER   +   VIDEO_FILM_MAKER   +   OUTSIDE_OF_CLASIFICATIONS

Andrea
ABOUT ME

Username

Andrea


Name

Andrea Couvert


Birth year

1960


Gender

male


Country

South Africa


Website

http://slowdesign.co.za


Description

Andrea Couvert moved to Cape Town 10 years ago from Turin, Italy. Having worked in social co-operatives and development agencies for over 15 years, he has an extensive experience in developing communication projects such as documentaries, magazines and multimedia exhibitions. In South Africa he has been volunteering with an NGO working with refugees, has worked as project manager for an IT Co-operative, then became art director in a graphic design company and is now CEO of the communication agency Slowdesign.

Specialties: project management, making things happen


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

I'm passionate about participatory design and social entrepreneurship.


Faculty

Various


Education

Eclectic


Working place

Cape Town


Books I like

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
Book by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Films I like

Amélie by Jean-Pierre Jeunet


COMRADES