Inside Africa: El Hadji Malick Badji
2018 Fellowship Alumnus El Hadj Malick Badji from Senegal was recently featured on CNN’s Inside Africa. El Hadji is a software engineer, designer, and the founder of Nio Far by Milcos, a Senegalese fashion brand creating clothing, bags, shoes, and accessories. It is the first West African brand to create handmade sneakers with mud cloth and leather from local craftsmen.
Watch the below clip to learn more about his work specializing in wearable art.