Commissions/Calls

2016-09-29

The Quaint & Ungrateful Club: Collaborative drawing registry/visual letter registry/Letter project

A drawing collaboration through the postal service. Handwritten letters are drawn performances on paper, lettering that dances across the page. An artist might write a letter or simply choose to draw a line.

2016-09-29

International Gorée Diaspora Festival – Senegal-Dakar: open call

The 8th Edition of the International Gorée Diaspora Festival will take place from 25-27 November 2016 in Dakar, Senegal. The theme of the festival is “MEMORY AND RESILIENCE,’’ from the past to the present, how can we heal the divides in human society?”

2016-09-20

CALL FOR ARTISTS/DESIGNERS - The Cape Town Museum of Childhood

Upcoming Museum of Childhood offers short term contracts for designers' and artists' contribution.

2016-09-14

The Southern Summer School - Apply Now!

We now welcome applications for The Southern Summer School, a collective project that brings together art practitioners and cultural workers based in South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

2016-09-13

ITC PUBLIC ART SESSIONS OPEN CALL 2017

The Africa Centre and the Institute of Creative Arts, are calling for artwork proposals for Infecting the City Public Art Sessions 2017.

2016-09-13

OPEN CALL: CURATORS for JAKARTA BIENNALE 2017

Jakarta Biennale Curators Lab is open for curators to take part in its 2017 edition.

2016-09-09

Call for Artists: SERIES/FRIENDS 3:3

SERIES/FRIENDS is a collaborative group project in association with Worldart Gallery, Cape Town. The third edition of SERIES/FRIENDS will be running the weekend of 30 September - 2 October 2016 at Worldart Gallery in Cape Town.

2016-09-09

Call for nominations of candidates to serve on NAC Council

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby invites members of the arts fraternity and the general public to nominate persons to serve as Council members of the National Arts Council (NAC) in terms of the National Arts Council Act, 1997 (Act No. 56 of 1997).

2016-08-17

CALL FOR PAPERS: South African Museums Association

Conference theme: “Museums and Cultural Landscapes” (ICOM’s International Museums Day 2016 theme)

2016-08-17

Jalada 05: FEAR - open call for submissions

Jalada is pleased to announce the call out for its sixth anthology. The anthology will be themed around Fear.

2016-08-16

2nd Cape Town International Dance Festival, Call for Participation

The second Cape Town International Dance Festival will take place at various venues from 1 to 4 December 2016. Artists and dance companies interested in participating in this prestigious event are now invited to apply for inclusion on the 4-day international programme.

2016-08-16

Greatmore Studios: Call for Arts Project Proposals

Are you working on an ARTS PROJECT? Would you like to be part of a group proposal for funding assistance?

2016-08-08

Call for Performance Artists: SERIES/FRIENDS 2:3

SERIES/FRIENDS is a collaborative group project in association with Worldart Gallery, Cape Town. The second edition of SERIES/FRIENDS will be running the weekend of 26th­28th August 2016 at Worldart Gallery in Cape Town.

2016-08-04

Call for Proposals: ACASA Triennial 2017

The Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA) 17th Triennial Symposium on African Art, hosted by the University of Ghana’s Institute of African Studies (IAS) Triennial Symposium August 8 – 13, 2017 will be held on the University of Ghana, Legon campus. The symposium will begin with Museum Day on August 8, followed by panels and roundtable discussions from August 9 –13.

2016-08-02

ARP Art Residency Project call for entries

The ARP – Art Residency Project announces an open call for entries for its upcoming exhibition for emerging artists: OUR COMMUNITY/OUR FUTURE

2016-07-27

OPEN CALL FOR THE JOBURG FRINGE 2016 - EXCITING NEW SPACE ON OFFER

We invite artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists & curators to submit a proposal for 30 m of running wall space in the Canteen restaurant at Arts on Main in which show art in any medium with the proviso that all the work is exhibition ready. Due to the nature of the business, we recommend framed works.

2016-07-26

New South African Children’s Literature Publisher Calling for Submissions

Imagnary House, a new boutique publishing house for children’s literature in Cape Town, is encouraging submissions from all African writers. Imagnary House focused on building a larger market for African children’s authors and illustrators by both igniting the local readership and engaging with international readers, rights’ and literary agents.

2016-07-15

Paper publication of the Afrikadaa Special Edition “Museum, muzzl’em”

The artistic content of the exhibition « Museum ON/OFF » will be shown in a special edition on the theme re-thinking/re-inventing museums, in partnership with the Pompidou Center. (The curator of “Musée ON/OFF, Alicia Knock, will be co-editor of this issue).

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