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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Apply for Assemblage Artist Peer Mentorship Programme

Artists are invited to participate in Assemblage’s second peer mentoring cycle of 2013 which will run for 3 months from October - December. During this period artists must commit to 3 peer mentoring sessions (1 per month)The programme gives artists access to industry professionals, critical feedback and opportunities.

48 Hour Film Project 2013

This is the largest timed film competition in the world. Join cities like Berlin, Los Angeles, Seoul and Johannesburg as we challenge you to script, shoot, edit and score a short film in 48 hours!!

NAC Call for Bursary Applications for 2014

The National Arts Council invites post graduate students and registered education and training institutions within the arts - 2014 academic year.

Artist's Internship/Professional Practise Experience on Offer

Cape Town – January 10th through March 31st 2014. Nine Urban Biotopes: Negotiating the Future of Urban Living.

Vacancy-Programme Manager at Pro Helvetia Johannesburg

Pro Helvetia is seeking to appoint a Programme Manager in the Johannesburg office. The post is a full time position starting on 1 February 2014.

Call for Artists to Apply: Studio Space at New ARC Newtown

Assemblage is pleased to announce that the Newtown Artist Run Centre and Studios (NewARC) has been open for one and a half years and is home to a growing and exciting community.

VANSA Submission to City of Cape Town on draft Public Art Regulatory Framework

As part of the 2013 Ways to Do Public Art project staged at the City Hall in June, VANSA facilitated a workshop with public art practitioners and City officials around the draft Public Art Regulatory Framework. Below find the content of our formal submission to the City of Cape Town based on the deliberations at this workshop.

FNB Joburg Art Fair 2013

The FNB Joburg Art Fair gives you the opportunity to come see and buy the largest selection of African contemporary art under one roof.

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