Category Archives: Art And Culture In SA

DURBAN ARTISTS OFFER INTRIGUING GLIMPSES INTO A CITY IN TRANSITION

DURBAN ARTISTS OFFER INTRIGUING GLIMPSES INTO A CITY IN TRANSITION Main Image: Supplied Zainab Ismail’s works speak to intricate ecosystems. Glimpses into a shifting city is the theme for the new exhibition at the African Art Centre in Durban’s Florida Road. The much-loved community gallery is continuing its support for local talent by showcasing an exhibition for the… Read More »

South African Cultural Observatory International artists head to SA’s cultural mecca 2017

South African Cultural Observatory International artists head to SA’s cultural mecca 2017 South African Cultural Observatory International artists head to SA’s cultural mecca 2017. For 11 days Grahamstown will become the cultural mecca of South Africa when the National Arts Festival draws artists, dancers and musicians from around the world to perform on its stages from 29 June to… Read More »

South African Cultural Observatory Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award Winner 2017

South African Cultural Observatory Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award Winner 2017 RISING star actress and theatre director Lesedi Job was last night named the winner of the 4th annual Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award. For the past three years, the Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award was presented to the winner at the annual Naledi Theatre Awards. The Award… Read More »

South African Cultural Observatory ACT | UJ unlearns how to conference

South African Cultural Observatory ACT | UJ unlearns how to conference #CreativeUprising, the 5th ACT | UJ Creative Conference will engage with South African Art Education in its current state and possible future. This iteration of the conference is about unlearning and rethinking how we do things and present things. From curating a conference to how we talk… Read More »

South African Cultural Observatory SA launches local leg of global creative business cup

South African Cultural Observatory SA launches local leg of global creative business cup A GLOBAL model for rewarding outstanding creative and design thinking has made its way to South Africa with the launch of the Creative Business Cup South Africa concept to the South African market. The Creative Business Cup is an international competition that celebrates entrepreneurs in the… Read More »

South African Cultural Observatory Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency 2017

South African Cultural Observatory Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency 2017 South African Cultural Observatory Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency 2017. FAK’UGESI in collaboration with Pro Helvetia & ANT are calling for applicants for the Digital Africa Residency – especially artists and creative technologists who are exploring: digital art and interdisciplinary practices between technology, creativity and culture in Africa. Fak’ugesi Digital Africa… Read More »

PROSPERO WORLD ART AWARD

PROSPERO WORLD ART AWARD Prospero’s World, in collaboration with Access Afya are looking for talented visual artists of African origin whose work is informed by social, political economic, cultural or geographic imperatives and who have an interest in engaging with the community at large. Prospero’s World, in collaboration with Access Afya are looking for talented visual artists of… Read More »

OPEN CALL FOR THE JOBURG FRINGE 2017

OPEN CALL FOR THE JOBURG FRINGE 2017 JOBURG FRINGE (07-10 September 2017) invites artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists, curators to submit a proposal for a space in which to show art: Activism, conceptual, design, functional / dysfunctional, installation, intervention, Other, performance, photography, sculpture etc We invite artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists, curators to submit a proposal… Read More »