Tate, in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, invites applications for the Brooks International Fellowship Programme 2018. Now in its fourth year, the programme will enable three curators, researchers, art historians or other museum professionals to work with Tate colleagues in London for three months commencing January 2018, complemented by activities at Delfina Foundation.
Assemblage is a non-profit organisation which intends for the visual arts community of Johannesburg to connect, to share ideas, information and advice and to collaborate. It provides an inclusive forum where visual art students, graduates and professionals can network. Assemblage encourages production, participation, professionalism and the sharing of resources, knowledge and skills.
The SA Taxi Foundation Art Award is gearing up for the third year of its watershed challenge to practitioners of the visual arts. Entries for this intriguing Award is now open and creatives, artists, and designers are invited to begin work on their submissions. The closing date for Award entries is 13 February 2017.
Visual artist, Penny Siopis was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to the arts at the 19th annual Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards, held at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg on Friday, 21 October. Photograph: John Hogg
There is one month left to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016, an international award that celebrates excellence in contemporary art. Now in its 10th year, the Prize presents an opportunity for emerging and established artists to showcase their work to new audiences, and further their engagement in the art world.
Masana Samuel ‘Sam’ Nzima was born on this day, 8th of August, in 1934 on a small farm in Lilydale north of Mpumalanga. Sam perfected his photography skills whilst working as a waiter, before he became a photojournalist for the The World newspaper in 1968. Nzima is best-known for his photograph depicting a dying Hector Peterson
Previous Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Dr. David Koloane, is a widely respected artist and a founder of the Bag Factory Artists Studios. His career has spanned more than 50 years and his work is housed in collections all around the world.
Omar Badsha is a seminal artist and visual storyteller, documenting South Africa one shutter click at a time. In 2015 he was the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Lifetime Achievement winner for Visual Art, recognising his relevant and candid body of work that spans five decades and includes woodcuts, pencil and crayon drawings and photographs.
The Mobile Photo Exhibition curated by Gabriel Communications will bring the streets of Mafikeng to life as it kicks off at the Mmabana Arts Centre on the 4th of July and will be moving all over the town till the 31st of July. By Bakang Maletse