Expired: COMMISSIONING TEXTS ON ARTISTS – ASAI

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Deadline

22 May 2020

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Opportunity Description

ASAI IS COMMISSIONING TEXTS ON ARTISTS

  • Ann Gollifer
  • Bongi Dhlomo-Mautloa
  • Celestino Mudaulane
  • Dathini Mzayiya
  • Donovan Ward
  • Faith 47
  • Henry Koombes
  • Jarrett Erasmus
  • Jeannette Unite
  • Jill Trappler
  • Jon Berndt
  • Joseph Madisia
  • Julia Hango
  • Kim Berman
  • Kristin NG Yang
  • Louise Almon
  • Madi Phala
  • Maimuna Adam
  • Mambakwedza Mutasa
  • Mandisa Buthelezi
  • Mandla Mabila
  • Manfred Zylla
  • Maurice Mbikayi
  • Muziwakhe Nhlabatsi
  • Nirveda Alleck
  • Nkoali Nawa
  • Omar Badsha
  • Patricia de Villiers
  • Patrick Bongoy
  • Saara Nekomba
  • Sonya Rademeyer
  • Sophie Peters
  • Thami Jali
  • Tracey Derrick
  • Velile Soha
  • Wonder Buhle
  • Xolile Mtakatya

All artists listed are featured on the ASAI website https://asai.co.za/artists

We need well-argued, critical and comprehensible analyses of specific issues or themes evident in specific works (or bodies of work).

Texts will be published online in Word View http://asai.co.za/word-view/

Texts will also be considered for inclusion in a forthcoming series of books to be published by ASAI.

Texts should take the form of either essays or interviews (min 4,000 words).

Fees for texts are R6,000 (essays and interviews). Interviews conducted by email are acceptable, provided that authors do not simply compile written responses to one set of questions.

We are grateful to the NAC for supporting this project.

How to Apply

Interested writers should email brief outlines of proposed essays or interviews to admin@asai.co.za not later than 22 May 2020. Kindly indicate the process you will follow in writing the text. Commissioning commences end May, with full drafts due by 30 June.