Commissions/Calls

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?

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.

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