Commissions/Calls

2012-09-26

Launching the ArtLeaks Gazette – Call for Papers

Artleaks was founded in 2011 as an international platform for cultural workers where instances of abuse, corruption and exploitation are exposed and submitted for public inquiry. After over a year of activity, we, members of the collective ArtLeaks felt an urgent need to establish a regular on-line publication as a tool for empowerment in the face of the systemic abuse of cultural workers' basic labor rights, repression or even blatant censorship and growing corporatization of culture that we encounter today.

2012-09-26

Applications open for the Gisèle Wulfsohn Mentorship in Photography 2012

The Market Photo Workshop is pleased to announce a new opportunity for the development of young photographers; the Gisèle Wulfsohn Mentorship in Photography. The mentorship will run over a year and assist a photographer with the development of a body of work. The mentorship was initiated by the family and friends of Gisèle Wulfsohn and the Friends of the Market Photo Workshop. The mentorship is supported by the Centre for the Study of AIDS at the University of Pretoria.

2012-08-29

Call for Submissions: SUSTAIN our AFRICA FILM for CHANGE Film Festival

Sustain our Africa is a collaborative communications platform that addresses the pivotal role that Africa will play in global sustainability. It serves to catalyze change by cultivating awareness, showcasing inspirational stories and hosting practical tools to build an abundant, resilient Africa that can deliver Enough. For All. Forever.

2012-08-28

Call for Papers: Scene Design – Detween Profession, Art and Ideology

International conference: Scene Design – Detween Profession, Art and Ideology. University of Novi Sad

2012-08-28

Call for Research Projects: a.pass - advanced performance and scenography studies

If you are working in the performing arts and you want to develop an artistic research project in a professional collaborative environment,

2012-08-22

Artspace Mentorship Programme 2012/2013: Call for Nominations

The Artspace Mentorship Programme has opened a call for nominations for artists wishing to be considered for the 2012/2013 programme cycle.

2012-08-14

Journal for Artistic Research - Call for Submissions

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal, whose goal is to publish original research from artists of all disciplines and promote the renegotiation of art's relationship to academia by coupling an innovative approach to publishing with peer-reviewing and scholarly rigour.

2012-08-14

The International Art Fair Zurich, Switzerland: Apply now !

The 14th ART INTERNATIONAL Zurich is a forum which opens to a large public the actual art scene. This Art Fair developed in the last years to a meeting point between artists, gallery owners and art-lovers, offering an essential space for contacts, sales and cultural exchange.

2012-07-30

Call for Bids: To Host 2nd Creative Economy Conference 2012

Arterial Network, invites bids from member organizations based in its four regions (Central Africa, West Africa, North Africa and Southern Africa) to host the 2nd Creative Economy Conference to be held 14 -16 November 2012. As per Arterial Network’s policy, all events are to be held on rotation. For this reason, countries in East Africa are not eligible to apply since the first edition of the African Creative Economy Conference 2011 was held in East Africa, Kenya.

2012-07-26

NAF 2013 Call for Main Applications

The National Arts Festival will be held in Grahamstown from 27 June to 7 July 2013. A Call for Proposals document is open till 24 August 2012

2012-07-23

Calling Gauteng Artist: ArtcSA

ArtcSA would like to inform all the SA artists that Tsogo Sun and Monte Casino are in the process of initiating a visual arts dimension into their upcoming entertainment festivals.

2012-07-19

Baang and Burne Contemporary Call for New Artists 2012

For Baang and Burne Contemporary’s 2012 exhibition season, we’ve decided, once again, to do something a bit unconventional. We are hosting an international open call to artists.

2012-07-19

ACT (New) Lifetime Achievement Award & Public Nominations

These prestigious Awards honour arts professionals whose extraordinary careers have had a profound and lasting impact on arts, culture and heritage and whose lifetime achievements have contributed significantly to the enrichment of cultural life in South Africa. Lifetime Awards are nominated and selected by the ACT Board of Trustees.

2012-07-16

ABSA KKNK 2013: Welcomes all Production Applications

The Absa KKNK would appreciate receiving any production proposals for the nineteenth festival which will run in Oudtshoorn from Friday, 29 March to Saturday, 6 April 2013.

2012-07-02

Open Call For Submissions - Infecting the City

The Africa Centre has begun preparation for Infecting The City Public Arts Festival that will be held in the first week of March 2013.

2012-06-29

Submission: Parking Gallery

Proposals for talks and exhibitions: If you would like to present a talk or exhibition during our program of Wednesday evening events at the VANSA premises, we are open to interesting proposals.

2012-06-28

Call for Applications: Cultural Leadership Training

This call is for applicants from English-speaking African countries and is aimed at high-level leaders within the African creative sector, representing civil society, government or the public sector. A similar initiative serving French-speaking African countries will be launched later this year.

2012-06-27

Amber Art and Technology Festival: Call for Artworks and Papers

The works selected among the applications to this international call, will be exhibited at amber'12 Art and Technology Festival. We also encourage outdoor interactive installations.

2012-06-27

Trainsportsation to Grahamstown National Arts Festival 2012

Transportsation aims to expand and add on to that which is already there in the train by using visual arts, poetry, music and film as methods of engagement along with artists and social activists.

2012-06-27

Call for Abstracts to MutaMorphosis

Do you have something original to say about our world that is increasingly fuzzy, unstable and chaotic? Are you interested in how crisis, uncertainty and complexity can come together in order to question the known as well as predict and/or model yet unknown? Do you want to share projects intrinsically linking domains of scientific, artistic and technological research and creativity that can be introduced as relevant tools for better understanding of our common future?

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