About Creatives For Science


The creative arm of Under the Microscope that integrates arts, culture and technology in education, societal engagement and communication to promote mutual learning in science.


African Creatives who aim to strengthen science for public good.


Using artistic skills, culture and technology to engage in science.


To make science more accessible, diverse and inclusive. As arts, culture & technology have the power to remake the culture of how we interact with science.

This Community encourages science to be creatively expressed; using artistic and narrative skills to catalyze conversations and action on key systemic issues surrounding scientific knowledge dissemination as well as equity, diversity and inclusion within scientific spaces; with scientific integrity and ethics. We use tools from modern technology and draw from key aspects of the varied cultural backgrounds and knowledge-bases of our audience and creatives..


Our objectives are:

  • Encourage use of arts, culture and emerging technologies to communicate science and the issues around science.
  • Promote diverse and inclusive public science engagement
  • Create knowledge exchange platforms
  • Foster scientific-artistic collaborations
  • Nurture skills of young African Creatives
  • Promote entrepreneurship within the science communication space


Visual Arts

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Abstract
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Murals
  • Ceramics
  • Graffiti
  • Architecture

Auditory Arts

  • Instrumentals
  • Written/Printed Music
  • Radio Drama
  • Voice over
  • Soundtracks
  • Rhythm & Melody

Performance Arts

  • Plays & Musical theatre
  • Dance
  • Live Music
  • Spoken word
  • Illusion
  • Mime
  • Puppetry
  • Magic


  • Poetry
  • Manuscripts
  • Dissertations

Film & Technology

  • Documentary
  • Series
  • Short/Feature Film
  • Music Video
  • Reality Show


  • Trainings
  • Workshops
  • Creative Hackathons
  • Residencies
  • SciCom & SciArt Projects


Benefits of being part of the creatives for science community:

  • Capacity-building through art residencies, mentorship programs, trainings, workshops
  • Job creation opportunities
  • Networking
  • Do good! Be an active part of building knowledge-based communities

We welcome diverse African creatives , reach out if our mission aligns with your values