Puncture Points – Where energy meets the everyday

By |2020-04-20T13:56:00+02:00Nov 9th, 2016|Craft & Design|

Puncture Points – Where energy meets the everyday is an interdisciplinary art project that explores the intersection of energy and everyday life at the Western Cape. Puncture Points is now receiving applications for an exhibition which will take place in Cape Town Q2, 2017. Deadline for applications is Sunday, November 27, 23:59 SAST and selected artists will


ACT announces 2016 ImpACT Awards finalists

By |2020-04-20T15:18:22+02:00Sep 28th, 2016|Craft & Design|

Over the years the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has consistently supported young talent in the arts and honoured those who have significantly contributed to the industry. To mark the 19th year of the prestigious ACT Awards, South Africa’s premier independent arts funding and development agency, will pay homage to both emerging and established artists.


Zeitz MOCAA Award: Curatorial Costume Assistant

By |2020-04-20T15:49:17+02:00Aug 26th, 2016|Craft & Design|

The Costume Institute at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) announces an award to support a Curatorial Assistant in the Curatorial Training Programme focusing on costume. The selected participant will gain valuable experience and skills by participating in all components of the running of the Costume Institute. By learning practical skills, this programme


The music of potential

By |2020-04-23T13:09:11+02:00Jul 2nd, 2016|Craft & Design|

By Heather Dugmore – The first time I visited the village of Hamburg in the Eastern Cape where the Keiskamma Music Academy is based, I was told about a man who traverses the coastal dunes on foot at night, creating patterns with his footprints in the sand. I was not at all sure if he


Apprenticeship opportunities at the Spier Arts Academy

By |2020-04-23T15:44:04+02:00May 24th, 2016|Craft & Design|

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, is recruiting apprentices for its 2017 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation.


BASA debuts exciting cultural tourism initiative

By |2020-04-25T09:20:49+02:00May 5th, 2016|Craft & Design|

The pilot phase of artstourism.guru is a new online platform, which has been designed to integrate heritage and cultural experiences with South Africa’s well-established natural attractions. “BASA’s mandate is to act as a bridge between the business and arts sectors as a way of helping each one achieve optimal benefits from their partnerships.” comments BASA