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ACT Development Applications Deadlines

The ACT Development Programme, funded by Nedbank Arts Affinity, is open for applications on an ongoing basis.

Market Photo Workshop Job Vacancy: Reception Intern

The Market Photo Workshop requires a reception intern to join the operations and administrative team.

Employment Opportunity at Graham's Fine Art Gallery

POSITION: Senior Specialist Paintings / Sales / Restoration / Framing / Valuations / Procurement

Manager: Arts and Culture

TCOE: From R712 395 p.a. - Ref. TEM 4/12 - Requirements: B. Degree or equivalent - at least 5 years at a Management level.

Pro Helvetia Call for Applications: Residencies in Switzerland

Pro Helvetia Cape Town, the Swiss Arts Council, invites applications from Southern African arts practitioners (including curators, event organisers,and mediators) from all disciplines (Visual Arts, Theatre, Dance, Music, Literature) for studio and research residencies in Switzerland in 2012/13.

Call for participation: Workshop at Thapong Visual Art Centre

Fabric as an Art Medium workshop to be held on the 1st – 3rd February 2012 at Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Gaborone, Botswana.

Applications for 2012-13 IAH Postdoctoral/MFA Fellowships: Being Humans

For artists and humanists, these are extraordinary times: our sense of “the human” is undergoing remarkable transformations, with implications for the future of all life on the planet. But has “humanism” been part of the problem all along? How should we think differently–about the species and the biosphere–if we are going to avoid realizing our deepest dystopian fears?

ARC Magazines 2012 Internship Program

ARC Magazine’s 2012 internship program is now open and seeking to appoint new candidates, preferably university students and recent graduates who have a vested interest in Visual art, Art History, Media & Cultural Studies and Journalism.

Art South Africa: Job Opening

Art South Africa is seeking to employ an online and staff writer.

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