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VANSA operates as a development agency for the visual arts in South Africa, promoting connection, access and innovation in our industry. This website has been developed as an up-to-the minute resource, providing information, advice and tools for artists, businesses and organisations, as well as providing a platform for research, awareness and discussion around key industry issues. 

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2017-01-25
STARTS Prize 2017 Open Call

Grand prize of the European Commission honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts

2017-01-24
Rapid Response Australian Scholarship Opportunity

Artist Keith Armstrong from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is calling for qualified candidates to apply for a targeted PHD paid Scholarship.

2017-01-24
 OPEN CALL - THE PHOTO LENS ENCOUNTERS PROJECT

Through a series of encounters the PHOTO LENS project is focused on providing an informal platform for photographers at large to present their previous and ongoing work.

2017-01-24
Ceramic Production Supervisor at Spier Arts Academy

The role of the Ceramic Production Supervisor is to assist with apprentices supervision, practical evaluation, studio administration and production control in the Ceramic Studio, thus aiding the smooth flow of learning and production in the Ceramic Studio. Accurate record keeping is essential.

2017-01-24
2 positions at SMAC Gallery - Stellenbosch & Cape Town

SMAC Gallery is looking for someone to join its team in Stellenbosch as a gallery assistant with focus on administration, and for someone to join its team in Cape Town as a gallery assistant.

2017-01-23
SA CULTURAL OBSERVATORY SCHOLARSHIP & BURSARY PROGRAMME

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) established the South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) with the primary objective of advancing research in the field of cultural information systems. The SACO – a national research centre hosted by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, in partnership with Rhodes University and the University of Fort Hare – supports the collection and analysis of data, influences policy, shares insights and builds on the intellectual capacity gained across the arts, culture and heritage sectors.

2017-01-20
Call for entries - LA QUATRIÈME IMAGE

Created in 2013 with the support of la Mairie de Paris and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, LA QUATRIÈME IMAGE is an international photo meeting, open to the public, free, and which has for ambition to make the sharing of cultures around the photography medium. The 4th edition will take place in Paris from 1st to 17th April 2017.

2017-01-19
Up skill and Inspirational BASA Established Education programme, supported by RMB

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) opens a call to recruit 30 organisations for the BASA Established Education programme, proudly supported by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) for 2017.

2017-01-19
Submission to the Department of Arts and Culture on the “ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE WHITE PAPER”

A key mandate of VANSA is to monitor, research and contribute to the South African policy framework in such cases that it affects the Visual Arts. The New White Paper for the arts is the most important policy and is being drafted for the first time in 20 years.

2017-01-19
FULCRUM SUZANNE SHAW CREATIVE AWARD 2017

The Fulcrum Group, in partnership with the Bag Factory Artists' Studios and the Candice Berman Gallery is looking for young and up coming Curators to enter into the FULCRUM SUZANNE SHAW CREATIVE AWARD 2017.

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