Commissions/Calls

2017-06-27

David Koloane Award - Artist Writers Mentorship

The David Koloane Award is a celebration of the life and career of Dr. David Koloane, internationally respected artist, curator, writer and founder of the Bag Factory Artists' Studios.

2017-06-21

Call for Participation: Borders Within II. INVISIBLE BORDERS

Since 2009 Invisible Borders has been promoting Trans-African exchange across countries in Africa through various artistic interventions, most prominent of which is the Trans-African Road Trips. This gave rise to the arduous 141-day Trans-Continental Road Trip from Lagos, Nigeria to Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina in 2014.

2017-06-21

Submissions open for A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2017

A MAZE. is an international label in the field of independent and alternative games, playful media and games culture. Interdisciplinary, game-centered events and productions transcending media channels and cultures are the signature feature of A MAZE. Apply to participate in the 6th International Festival in September 2017

2017-06-21

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GOETHE-INSTITUT PROJECT SPACE (GPS)

GPS is a roving platform for art projects. The new programme will support work realised all over South Africa ranging from workshops to exhibitions, events and performances; including visual art, literature, film, music, dance and theatre projects.

2017-06-21

OPEN CALL FOR THE JOBURG FRINGE 2017

JOBURG FRINGE (07-10 September 2017) invites artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists, curators to submit a proposal for a space in which to show art: Activism, conceptual, design, functional / dysfunctional, installation, intervention, Other, performance, photography, sculpture etc

2017-06-12

HACKING URBAN FURNITURE-ZKU, BERLIN

The International open single-phase idea contest “Hacking Urban Furniture – Urban furniture in Communal-Collective-Cooperation (CCC)” is looking for ideas for new forms, meanings and concepts of urban furniture.

2017-06-12

Call for Submissions for Itch Issue 21: FLUX

ITCH is the Journal of Creative Expression of the School of Literature, Language and Media at the University of the Witwatersrand.

2017-06-07

FILM AFRICA 2017-CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Want to see your film on the big screen? Submissions for Film Africa 2017 are now open!

2017-06-07

Call for artists: Sketchbook Visual Art Project - Port Elizabeth

Young local visual artists working in all mediums are hereby invited to participate in the Sketchbook Visual Art Project, an annual professional developmental programme that seeks to develop the visual arts sector in the Metro by offering young visual artists an opportunity to develop their skills. The programme will culminate in a major exhibition in the city in July 2017.

2017-06-05

call for Proposals for 2018 KKNK programme

All presenters, producers and artists are invited to submit proposals for possible inclusion on the programme of the 2018 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK).

2017-06-05

Call for Submissions: Photoworks Annual Issue 24

The next issue of Photoworks Annual, will explore how photography and visual culture can be used to foreground LGBTQ+ rights.

2017-06-05

BHEKA WINDOW RESIDENCY: OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS UNTIL MARCH 2018

BHEKA window residency at ROOM Gallery & Projects is accepting proposals for interventions, activations, or other engagements within the window space, up until March 2018.

2017-05-31

MORE THAN A WALL… WINDYBROW ARTS CENTRE: WALL MURAL NEEDED for JUNE 16th and beyond!

At the Windybrow Arts Centre there is a long wall that needs new life! On June the 16th there will be an event at the Windybrow with live bands, food and various activities. Calling all artists what do you envision for this wall?

2017-05-31

THUPELO CAPE TOWN INVITES APPLICATIONS TO THE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS’ THUPELO WORKSHOP – SEPTEMBER 2017 (OPEN CALL 2017)

Thupelo invites applications to participate in the Thupelo workshop at Greatmore Studios, Woodstock, Cape Town from September 09 –September 23, 2017

2017-05-30

(UN)CONTAINED: CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR WINDYBROW ARTS CENTRE ACTIVATIONS

At the Windybrow Arts Centre there are three containers that need life! If you have a fun, participatory, creative idea on how to activate the space for June 16th, and potentially beyond, apply now!

2017-05-30

Call for applications: Atelier for Young Festival Managers

The Festival Academy – an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA) – is calling for applications for Atelier for Young Festival Managers, which takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 23 to 29 March 2018. The workshop will be presented by the Festival Academy in partnership with the Market Theatre Foundation and the University of Witwatersrand's School of Arts.

2017-05-30

OPEN CALL: FIRST AID TO DOCUMENTARY HERITAGE UNDER THREAT - PRINCE CLAUS FUND

The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation announce a new call for proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made.

2017-05-29

Call for papers: Visual Cultures of Race and Animality

Call for applications for a themed issue of Image & Text Journal, published by the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria

2017-05-22

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: THE CORE PROJECT

A visual art project creating a global voice

2017-05-22

SA Shorts II: #2minutenoodles. call for scripts

UJ Arts & Culture, supported by Wordfest and the National Arts Festival, is excited to announce their call for new scripts. Playwrights and theatre makers; can you deliver a captivating narrative in 2 minutes, or less?

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