Commissions/Calls

2017-05-15

BLACK MARK COLLECTIVE: CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2017 VISUAL ARTS SYMPOSIUM

The Black Mark Collective is proud to announce its second Visual Arts Symposium to be held from the 15th to 17th September 2017 at the Market Photo Workshop’s new premises in Newtown, Johannesburg, under the theme Urgency and Agency - Strategies and Contingencies

2017-05-10

Tierney Fellowship Call 2017

Applications open for the 2017 Tierney Fellowship at the Market Photo Workshop.

2017-05-10

Call for Papers: 'Positioning Nigerian Modernism' Conference

POSITIONING NIGERIAN MODERNISM - On the occasion of Ben Enwonwu’s Centenary (1917-1994). 28-29 September 2017

2017-05-08

BAMAKO ENCOUNTERS: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017

The 11th edition of the Bamako Encounters is now accepting applications under the theme AFROTOPIA. The call for applications to the Pan-African Exhibition is open to photographers and video artists from Africa and its Diasporas until the 15th of June.

2017-05-02

OPEN CALL: 5TH GHETTO BIENNALE PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI

The Ghetto Biennale is a cross-cultural arts festival held in two adjacent informal neighbourhoods in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, called Lakou Cheri and Ghetto Leanne. It is hosted by the artists’ collective, Atis Rezistans, and has taken place every two years.

2017-04-26

2017 Photography Incubator Programme at the Market Photo Workshop

Market Photo Workshop, with support from the Department of Arts and Culture, is sending out a call for photography enterprises and entrepreneurship proposals.

2017-04-24

Call for South African Art Collective - Art Santa Fe 2017

The Small Enterprise Development Agency of KZN will coordinate and host the participation of micro, emerging and established enterprises as well as individual upcoming visual artists during the Art Santa Fe show which will take place from the 13-16th July 2017 at the Santa Fe Convention Centre in USA.

2017-04-20

AL JAZEERA-ENCOUNTERS PITCHING FORUM CALL AT THE 19TH ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL

African filmmakers are invited to submit proposals for the Al Jazeera-Encounters Pitching Forum in Johannesburg on Saturday, 10 June 2017, during the 19th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival.

2017-04-13

Call for Portfolio submissions for 2018 Exhibitions: Schreiner Gallery, Tatham Art Gallery

The Schreiner Gallery in the Tatham Art Gallery is a temporary exhibition space for artists and groups working primarily in the Msunduzi region.

2017-04-13

SA Cultural Observatory National Conference – Discount Voucher

Offer from the SA Cultural Observatory National Conference – Discount Voucher for National Conference on 24 & 25 May, at the Turbine Hall in Johannesburg

2017-04-10

Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art 2018: open call

The thirteenth edition of the Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art will take place in May and June 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Following the installation of the Steering Committee, the call for nominations was launched for the selection of artists to take part in the Biennale.

2017-04-10

2nd OPEN CALL FOR THE PHOTO LENS ENCOUNTERS PROJECT

Following the first successful iteration of the Photo Lens Encounters, which had over 20 Participants of which selected individuals presented their ongoing projects, we are launching the 2nd Open call!!

2017-04-10

Creative Call: Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa

This call is for cultural producers of all types working in Africa, in reference to Africa, or in its varied diasporas: artists, writers, technologists, designers, filmmakers, and more. We seek creative work that explores and demonstrates -- directly or indirectly -- ways to revisit, reframe, and recode the future of technology on and for the African continent.

2017-04-05

Open call for artists - project in SA and Zambia

Open Call - Calling artists to work on environmental action public art projects in Livingstone and Johannesburg.

2017-04-04

CURATORIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The Bag Factory is looking for a young, dynamic aspiring curator to participate in our Curatorial Development Programme. We want to provide the aspiring curator with an opportunity to understand the end to end production of the exhibition process.

2017-04-03

HELLO community festival calls for submissions

HELLO – Community Arts Development Programme and Festival 2017 announces its call for submissions.

2017-03-30

Ellipses [ ... ] Journal for Creative Research

Ellipses [...] is an online publication and peer reviewed platform for creative research realised in live, digital formats. For this issue of Ellipses [ ... ] we are proposing a call for creative work across a range of disciplines that responds to another call: open the gates.

2017-03-30

AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAMME: CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANISE A WORKSHOP

The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organize a workshop to take place in 2018.

2017-03-28

Call for Artworks: Parallel to Pandemic

The Free State Arts & Health, in partnership with the Programme for Innovation and Artform Development (PIAD), is pleased to invite emerging artists to participate in an upcoming public art project that will run during the annual Vrystaat Arts Festival in July 2017.

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.

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