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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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2017-04-11
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT AND RESEARCH POSITION AT ART AFRICA

This position requires a person who is passionate about contemporary art from Africa researching new developments in the art world, and crafting quality copy for our print publications and digital platforms.

2017-04-10
Sasol New Signatures Art Competition 2017 - Be Discovered!

Entries for the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition are now officially opened.

2017-04-10
Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art 2018: open call

The thirteenth edition of the Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art will take place in May and June 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Following the installation of the Steering Committee, the call for nominations was launched for the selection of artists to take part in the Biennale.

2017-04-10
2nd OPEN CALL FOR THE PHOTO LENS ENCOUNTERS PROJECT

Following the first successful iteration of the Photo Lens Encounters, which had over 20 Participants of which selected individuals presented their ongoing projects, we are launching the 2nd Open call!!

2017-04-10
Creative Call: Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa

This call is for cultural producers of all types working in Africa, in reference to Africa, or in its varied diasporas: artists, writers, technologists, designers, filmmakers, and more. We seek creative work that explores and demonstrates -- directly or indirectly -- ways to revisit, reframe, and recode the future of technology on and for the African continent.

2017-04-10
RAW Residencies for Artists and Writers

The Arts of Africa and the Global South* programme invites artists and scholarly writers working in the visual and performing arts to apply for residencies hosted by the Fine Art Department and the NRF SARChI Chair in Geopolitics and the Arts of Africa at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.

2017-04-06
The Bag Factory is looking for a new Director

The Bag Factory Artists' Studios is looking for a vibrant, hard working individual to take up the role of Director as of 01 June 2017.

2017-04-05
Open call for artists - project in SA and Zambia

Open Call - Calling artists to work on environmental action public art projects in Livingstone and Johannesburg.

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