Commissions/Calls

2017-03-20

Call for presentations: ACT | UJ Creative Conference

ACT | UJ Creative Conference invite proposals for 20-minute presentations at the 2017 #CREATIVEUPRISING Conference.

2017-03-20

Open Call : Calling Women Artists / Constructing Future Cities

Our future rests on the success of our cities, which currently house more than 50% of the global population. Approximately 800 million more people are expected to move into African cities in the coming decades.

2017-03-16

Inequality and Emancipation in South African Visual Culture Education - call for papers

Open call to submit abstracts towards contributions for the edited volume Inequality and Emancipation in South African Visual Culture Education

2017-03-16

IVAHM Festival 2017 - open call

Submit your work to be part of the IVAHM New Media Arts Festival in Madrid (Spain)

2017-03-13

ICAC: International Conference on African Cultures - Calls for Papers & Conference Participation

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe is seeking new and in-progress research papers to be presented at the International Conference on African Cultures (ICAC).

2017-03-07

INNER NATURE EXHIBITION: open call for video work

In its third edition, INNER NATURE EXHIBITION has consolidated its reputation as an independent international exhibition about art, ecology and contemplation. Its interdisciplinary and decentralized vocation transcends the conventional form of audiovisual festivals to include other strategies for mobilizing and connecting very different territories around the world.

2017-03-06

DEFSA 2017 Conference: call for abstracts

2016 marked a watershed year in the history of South African Higher Education when students called for decolonised education. The topic will be deliberated at the 14th National Design Education Conference of the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa (DEFSA), hosted by the Tshwane University of Technology’s Faculty of the Arts and Inscape Education Group from 27 – 29 September 2017 at Freedom Park, Tshwane.

2017-03-02

Arts & Health Newsletter: Call for Content

The Free State Arts & Health Programme will be compiling a triannual newsletter for the practice of Arts & Health in South Africa.

2017-02-23

The Second 3rd Space Symposium: Decolonising Art Institutions - Call for proposals

The Institute for Creative Arts’ 3rd Space Symposium is an interdisciplinary event that explores ideas around the imperative to decolonise the university, the role of the creative arts in provoking change, and the dialectic between the settled nature of academic curricula and the spontaneity of transformation.

2017-02-23

OPEN CALL | HOME WORKSPACE PROGRAM 2017-18

Ashkal Alwan is pleased to announce the open call for applications to participate in the seventh edition of the Home Workspace Program (HWP) study program, taking place in Beirut from October 9th, 2017 through July 21st, 2018.

2017-02-22

GLOBAL CULTURAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME

Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you!

2017-02-20

I/Mages of Tomorrow 2017 - call for submissions

Envisioning black futures, POC futures, queer & trans futures, feminist futures. The last twelve months have seen the fruition of a new wave of extreme right-wing political and ideological power in the West. In such a moment of dejection and exhaustion, we need images of tomorrow.

2017-02-15

Open Call | Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) 2017

The 8th edition of Stockholm Fringe Festival – STOFF is joining forces with 3 sister festivals under the Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) umbrella to create a coherent touring pathway through the Nordics.

2017-02-15

5-day Art Action Academy

ARE YOU AN ARTIST OR CREATIVE PRACTITIONER? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CHALLENGING PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS ABOUT SEX WORK IN SOUTH AFRICA? THEN YOU SHOULD APPLY TO ATTEND OUR ART ACTION ACADEMY IN MAY!

2017-02-13

Turbine Art Fair (TAF) Graduate Painter's Show

You are invited to submit your work for the Turbine Art Fair’s Graduate Painting show. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your paintings to critics, collectors and the public.

2017-02-13

SAVAH Conference 2017 - call for abstracts

Alternative and Current Visual Discourses in South Africa and the Continent is this year's theme for the SAVAH Conference.

2017-02-13

Journal for Artistic Research - call for submissions

The online, peer-reviewed journal for the publication and discussion of artistic research Call for Submissions: JAR Issue 14 – Autumn 2017

2017-02-06

apexart FRANCHISE EXHIBITION PROGRAM

apexart’s Franchise Exhibition Program (FEP) is a month-long open call for idea-driven, original group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world outside of New York City as part of apexart’s program.

2017-01-31

South African Cultural Observatory - call for papers

The South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) announced the theme for its national conference with an accompanying call for papers.

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