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Photography Workshop: Understanding the basics of DSLR

This workshop is an introduction to Digital (DSLR) photography and includes sections on how the camera works and how to manipulate your camera settings to adjust for various results.

Peer Mentoring Session June 2012

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

Public Art Commission – Kings Beach

The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA), on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is calling for a first round of concepts and ideas by artists interested in producing a public artwork on the Kings Beach development.

TUT seeks part-time fine arts lecturer

The Faculty of the Arts, Tshwane University of Technology has part time lecturing hours available in the Fine and Applied Arts Department: Jewellery Design and Manufacture.

MoTA - Museum of Transitory Art -Open call for artists in Residency

MoTA- Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana, is now accepting project proposals for its artist in residency program.

Kyoto Art Center Artist-in-Residence 2013 for Visual Arts

Kyoto Art Center provides Artist-in-Residence programs for emerging artist and art researchers who wish to cultivate artistic creativities in Kyoto. We call for artists and reserchers in performing arts and visual arts altenately. In 2013, the program is open to the artists and reserchers working in visual arts.

GIPCA Live Art Festival - call for proposals

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) hosts the first South African Live Art Festival from 22 November to 2 December 2012 in Cape Town. The festival will be housed in a variety of Cape Town spaces such as the Cape Town City Hall, the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus and the Baxter Theatre Centre.

Call for contributions  - Arterial Network Blog

To encourage debate and writing about issues affecting arts and culture on the African continent, Arterial Network will be posting a weekly blog of 500- 650 words on the arterial network blog.

Art Sponsorship Management Toolkit

The BASA Art Sponsorship Management Toolkit is designed to develop a company's capabilities to plan, manage and executive more effective art sponsorships. In this way, enhanced sponsorship management practices can provide a business with a set of distinct capabilities that offer an additional source of competitive advantage. The toolkit will improve the skills and expertise of a company's sponsorship management team, which can help set a company apart from its competitors.

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