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Peer Mentoring Session

The next Assemblage Peer Mentoring Group will be held on Tuesday 31 January 2012. Assemblage’s peer mentoring groups are open to anyone who is making art and is serious about pursuing an art career.

2012/2013 Internship Programme (KZN)

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture hereby invites application for internship opportunities that exist in the Department. Applications are invited from unemployed youth between 18-35 years of age, with relevant Degree/National Diploma qualifications. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract. Interns will receive a monthly stipend of ± R3537.63.

Applications Call: Residencies in Switzerland

The Swiss Arts Council invites applications from Southern African arts practitioners from all disciplines for residencies in Switzerland in 2012/13.

Knitting Party

A Major Yarn Bombing Project is being tackled by the COLLECTIVE for COP17. We need as many knitters as possible. Come into the gallery to use the knitting machines or knit by hand...GET PAID TO KNIT! We'll give you R100 for every 30cm x 1m square knitted by machine, and R150 for every 30cm x 1m square knitted by hand.

Vacancy at Market Photo Workshop: Trainer

Market Photo Workshop requires a Photoshop trainer for their Foundation Course, starting 11 January 2012.

Vacancy at Market Photo Workshop: Course Assistant

Market Photo Workshop requires two course assistants to work with our existing team of curriculum and course support staff. Main purpose of the job: The new course assistants are required to monitor and support the teaching and learning process

NYU Abu Dhabi Faculty Positions: Visual Arts

The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities. The appointment might begin as soon as September 1, 2012, or could be delayed until September 1, 2013.

Call out for Thupelo 2012 Johannesburg

Thupelo Artists' Workshops are styled on Triangle Network's artists workshops, the first of which was held in upstate New York in 1982. Since then, workshops based on the Triangle model have taken place on a regular basis in thirty-seven countries, with nearly 3000 artists participating.

Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowships

The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce two postdoctoral fellowships, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, for outstanding scholars who have recently earned PhDs (or equivalent degrees from foreign universities) and wish to pursue curatorial careers in art museums.

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