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Grace Period for Conference Registration

The Arts & Culture Trust has extended the deadline for registration for its up-coming Arts & Culture Conference to be held at the UJ Arts Centre, till 31 July.

The Animation School in Johannesburg

Cape Town based specialist animation training institution, The Animation School, has formally announced the introduction of a fully equipped Johannesburg campus in response to significant student demand.

IN FOCUS Concept Development for Artists

Strong fresh ideas make strong new artworks. You don't need to get stuck finding them! Learn how to develop your unique voice and build sustainable creative resources to keep innovating. Engage in various research methods, using the self as source, text as source, as well as visual and primary research in your environment.

Budgeting Workshop for Artist's

Budgeting Workshop: How to manage your money as an artist

Call for Artists - Share Our Signature Space!

Underculture Contemporary is calling on all visual artists to showcase their work in Port Elizabeth’s ground-breaking new gallery.

Site_Specific International Land Art Biennale - Unveiling Ceremony

Saturday 17 August 10:00 Minister Alan Winde (Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism) officially opens the 2nd Site_Specific International Land Art Biennale at the Beacon Island Resort.

The Mona Hatoum Scholarship

A Scholarship has been established through a donation from former Visiting Professor, Honorary Fellow and Byam Shaw Alumna Mona Hatoum. The scholarship is worth £15,000 and will be a contribution towards tuition fees for a student accepted on the Extended Full-time MA Fine Art course at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

Tokyo Wonder Site - Open Call 2013

Tokyo Wonder Site, situated in the heart of the Japanese capital, is now calling for new residency applicants for their 3-months programs to take place in early 2014.

Open Call: The Media Art Biennale in Chile

The Media Art Biennale in Chile celebrates its 11th edition and invites artists and filmmakers to submit audiovisual pieces based on the topic of "AUTONOMY".

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