VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. This website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues.
UNIMA SA defines visual performance as interactive artistic expression using visual imagery, puppetry, objects, video, art and multimedia. UNIMA SA organizes regular public events, circulates a quarterly newsletter and maintains a website to facilitate communication and networks between professionals and with the public. UNIMA SA also researches and supports communication between African puppeteers and with the international puppetry community. UNIMA is looking to hire a Project Co-ordinator and and Office Assistant.
The National Museum, situated in the heart of Bloemfontein, in the Free State of South Africa, is widely regarded as one of the best managed and administered museums in South Africa.
The Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka announces its interdisciplinary African Arts Conference Series in honour of Nigerian and other African scholars who have made landmark contributions to the humanities. Under the banner “Anya Fulu Ugo”, the maiden edition will be in honour of Professors El Anatsui and Obiora Udechukwu.
Gallery 2 looks to mediate between formalist ideals and the theoretical artistic discourse of contemporary art. It is our goal to promote a re-appreciation of not only the aesthetic but also a return to the essence of production in art as well as any conceptual discourse that the work may signify.
The Professional Development Programme funded by Nedbank Arts Affinity is designed to support the development of a reliable, sustainable and vibrant arts and culture sector in South Africa. The programme makes provision for support of activities that increase job opportunities for and develop sustainability of South African arts and culture organisations, associations, cooperatives, networks, individual artists and practitioners with various grants:
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners.
Barclays L’Atelier is one of South Africa’s most prestigious art competitions. Held annually, it is open to artists aged 21 to 35. Historically, this award has not only ensured that South Africa’s young and emerging artists were recognised, but has also afforded them the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. A look through the list of previous winners will testify to this.
Floating Reverie is a digital art residency program which provides a platform for arts to explore process, research and concepts through a digital medium and specific process. Floating Reverie has hosted eleven individual artists and two collectives to date, with two of the artists using the networked platform to collaborate actively. The residency, through the participating artists, has come to reiterate the scope and potential of networked media for an integrated and innovative networked creativity.
As part of its ongoing effort to identify and address needs in the African mobility sector, AMA is recruiting a researcher to conduct a field study on mobility & touring in Central Africa.
TCU, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking qualified applications for our 2014-2015 MFA program. This three year, 60-hour program, highly competitive program offers full tuition and stipend to the top four candidates. These assistantships stay with the students for three years.