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Market Photo Workshop Coordinating Jobs

The Market Photo Workshop has 3 vacancies on offer: Archives and Research Coordinator, Exhibitions Coordinator, Mentorship and Training Coordinator.

OURSPACE: a new gallery concept

OurSpace is a free, prototype, creative community centre. For the month of August, it is open to friends and residents of Maboneng and will facilitate a number of events and projects simultaneously.

Assemblage Seeks an Intern

Assemblage seeks an intern for assistance with the overall administration of and special projects associated with Assemblage.

Assemblage Peer Mentoring Group - Sat 20 Aug

Assemblage’s peer mentoring groups are open to anyone who is making art and is serious about pursuing an art career.

Dala Arts Administrator Internship

Dala, a multidisciplinary artist collective based in Durban, seeks an art administration intern for a 4 month long project.

Applications now open for the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme

Registration is now open for the year-long Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme (PDP), held at the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg. The course is aimed at developing African photojournalists and documentary photographers with regard both to technical skill and the ability of photographers to think critically about the world around them.

Art development project in all 9 provinces: Looking for a good organizer

Do you like to travel in South Africa? Are you interested in art education? Are you a good organizer?

Performance Art Workshop, facilitated by Anthea Moys.

This workshop will involve a general introduction and exploration into performance art.


This workshop will take place from 10:00-16:00 on Saturday 27 August 2011 at the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios in Fordsburg. The aim of this workshop is to teach participants how to build and use a pinhole camera and how to develop these images into a positive in the darkroom.

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