Artist Based in Cape Town: We would like to feature you in our soon to be launched print journal/magazine called O'Creative One "Unofficial Guide to creative Cape Town". O'Creative One is aimed at showcasing creative cities, their spaces and the individuals whom form part of the creative community.
Arterial Network invites you to a panel discussion to consider the implications of various government, ruling party, public and other reactions to artist Brett Murray's painting, The Spear. In particular, the forum will consider the possible impact of these reactions on artistic practice and on democratic engagement with the key issues of the day.
Cape Town based arts journalist, writer and critic, Sean O’ Toole, will present an illustrated Art Talk about the 2011 Venice Biennale and African content in particular, at 6 Spin Street, Cape Town, on Tuesday 22 November at 6.30pm. The Art Talk is the penultimate in a monthly series hosted by the African Arts Institute.
Opportunities to join the University of Cape Town. Curator in Photography The Centre for Curating the Archive (CCA) at the University of Cape Town invites applications for a creative, energetic artist/photographer or scholar/curator of photography to work in the creative curation and assembling of photographic collections.
Creators, Context and Contents is the title of an Art Talk on Zimbabwe’s contemporary art offering on 18 October from 6.30pm, the third such talk hosted by the African Arts Institute (AFAI) at 6 Spin Street.
African contemporary art will also feature on the programme of Africa 101, an African arts campus - the first ever such initiative for Cape Town and SA - hosted by AFAI at Artscape from 24 to 29 October 2011.
Ruth Prowse School of Art will be having another Art in the Garden market! Saturday, October 1· 9:00am - 2:00pm. Saturday, 1 October 2011.
The event will be held at Hoodwinx Creative space – 77 Roodebloem Road, Woodstock – from Saturday 1 October at 2pm until Sunday 2 October at 2pm. The event is planned and organised with lots of passion and few resources. Hoodwinx will provide an awesome space, tables and chairs, gallery space and music. Co/Mix will provide artworks, artists, art supplies and movies.
'Influences on contemporary Nigerian visual artists' will be the topic of an Art Talk hosted by the African Arts Institute (AFAI) at 6 Spin Street, Cape Town, on Tuesday 20 September at 6.30pm. This is the second in a series of Art Talks on issues relating to contemporary visual arts from the continent of Africa, presented as part of AFAI’s Learn Africa Love Africa event programme. It will be presented by Kathy Coates, writer, researcher and arts educator at the Iziko South African National Gallery. Ms Coates is also a former lecturer at the Michaelis School of Fine Art.
1 May 2011 was D-DAY for the implementation of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (“New Act”). Companies are compelled to replace their Memorandum and Articles of Association with a Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and amend their Shareholders’ Agreements within a period of two years.
This two-way question and answer session will focus on the role of the public museum, curatorship as a form of hegemonic disruption and the inflections of post-apartheid art criticism, with public participation in the exchange welcomed.
NOTICE is hereby given that the 2011 AGM (Annual General Meeting) of the members of VANSA WESTERN CAPE will be held on 24 May 2011 at 16h00, at VANSA's Spin Space, 8 Spin Street in Cape Town.
The City of Cape Town has drafted a new by-law to stop the spread of graffiti within its area of jurisdiction. There are new by-laws governing GRAFFITI in Cape Town. You know this already, and we know they are not to your taste. Drafting in VANSA was done without consulting us, but thats where it is. Below is the step-by-step guide:
This event which is all about international human rights issues , will be taking place in March on the 1st Floor of the Cape Town City Library. I will be very grateful if you could forward these details to your member lists, family and contacts in Cape Town and invite them to view and participate in this event. ON SHOW –at the Central Library -1st Floor , during March.
Ruth Prowse School of Art are launching the Stempel Studios and the new Laubscher Gallery at Ruth Prowse School of Art next week. There will be an exhibit of a work by Erik Laubscher and works by the late Ruth Prowse in the Gallery which will be open to the public on Wednesday the 23rd from 1:30 to 4:30 pm and Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Paradox of Plenty: Jeannette Unite, converted the Michaelis Upper Gallery into an open studio from the 2nd to the 21st of March. This studio has be open to the public, allowing a rare glimpse into Unite’s working methods and a chance for personal engagement with the artist. During her time in the space Unite will produce a series of composite, collaged drawings, which will then be on exhibition in the Upper Gallery from the 29th of March to April 7th 2011.
Established printmakers are invited to apply for the Thupelo Workshop 2011 which will be held at Greatmore Art Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town. WORKSHOP DATES: 2 to 16 April 2011