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Open Call: CIMAM 2013 Travel Grant Program

Travel Grants to attend CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Open Call for Entries - Science Inspires Art: The Cosmos

5th annual, international, art-science, juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.(ASCI) to be held at the New York Hall of Science

ACT to host seminar in Port Elizabeth

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Information Sharing and Networking Seminar will take place at 3pm on 26 June at the Savoy Theatre in Port Elizabeth.

The DTI Careers: Divisional Management - Creative Industries

Deputy Director: Creative Industries - Craft, Visual Arts and Design

Iziko Museums: Vacancies (Art)

Iziko Museums of South Africa is seeking to appoint motivated employees in the following positions: Art Collections Curator of Contemporary Art, Collections Manager: Art, Registrar: Art Collections, Collection & Exhibitions Technical Assistant: Art, Collections & Registrar Assistant, Collections Manager, Senior Museum Educator (Art), Museum Educator and Institutional Advancement Fundraising Coordinator.

Junior Curator Position - SMAC Art Gallery Cape Town.

SMAC Art Gallery, Cape Town, is looking for a full-time Junior Curator. The successful candidate will be dynamic, presentable, have a strong work ethic and a keen interest in, and knowledge of, modern and contemporary art. Strong writing skills are essential, as is a desire and commitment to develop the position further.

Lepsien Art Foundation - International Grant Program

Every year the Lepsien Art Foundation is tendering the International Grant Program “Emerging Talents” for Fine Art.

Call for African Photographers

German Development Media Awards

Call for: International Exhibition Dak’Art 2014

The Biennale will be pleased to receive application portfolios of African and African Diaspora contemporary artists. Thanks to all of you to spread largely this application call in your country to institutions, professionals, art schools, ministry of culture, art centres, etc.

VJIC - Call for Manuscripts and Portfolio Proposals

The advent of the Internet and digitization of the image has brought about what appears to be a debatable democratization of the medium of photography. The 'WWW' has expanded what images we experience and the way we experience them. It changed the avenues for the embodiment, dissemination and consumption of images, opening new channels for expression, participation and exchange.

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