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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. 

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2016-07-27
Winter School registration closed + Full list of speakers

Registration for Winter School is now closed. All paid participants will receive the Winter School program and reading pack soon.

2016-07-27
OPEN CALL FOR THE JOBURG FRINGE 2016 - EXCITING NEW SPACE ON OFFER

We invite artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists & curators to submit a proposal for 30 m of running wall space in the Canteen restaurant at Arts on Main in which show art in any medium with the proviso that all the work is exhibition ready. Due to the nature of the business, we recommend framed works.

2016-07-26
Residency Programme at RAW Material Company, Dakar

RAW Material Company’s residency programme was launched in 2011 and has welcomed since then more than 25 artists, writers, researchers, curators and urban planners from various professional and cultural background in Dakar. The residency programme is open to artists working in any medium, to authors, curators, filmmakers, architects, photographers, researchers or doctoral students.

2016-07-26
New South African Children’s Literature Publisher Calling for Submissions

Imagnary House, a new boutique publishing house for children’s literature in Cape Town, is encouraging submissions from all African writers. Imagnary House focused on building a larger market for African children’s authors and illustrators by both igniting the local readership and engaging with international readers, rights’ and literary agents.

2016-07-26
DISTRICT SIX MUSEUM IS RECRUITING

Do you want to be part of a cutting edge heritage institution? Would you like to join a dynamic and creative staff team who are committed to telling the story of forced removals in Cape Town and South Africa, and exploring contemporary legacies?

2016-07-20
STEVENSON JOHANNESBURG EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Stevenson is looking for someone to join its team in Johannesburg with a focus on administration.

2016-07-20
2016 David Koloane Award

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.

2016-07-20
The Future Generation Art Prize 2017

The fourth edition of The Future Generation Art Prize worldwide competition established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Ukraine is open for entries.

2016-07-15
Paper publication of the Afrikadaa Special Edition “Museum, muzzl’em”

The artistic content of the exhibition « Museum ON/OFF » will be shown in a special edition on the theme re-thinking/re-inventing museums, in partnership with the Pompidou Center. (The curator of “Musée ON/OFF, Alicia Knock, will be co-editor of this issue).

2016-07-13
ART WEEK JOBURG 2016

Johannesburg’s art spaces will pulse with activity from 1 to 7 September 2016, when Art Week Joburg celebrates the city’s vibrant and eclectic contemporary art scene.

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