Applications call for Joint DSAC-DSBD COVID-19 Relief Fund for the Visual
Arts, Craft and Design Sector
The Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency invites Audio Visual, Visual Craft and Design Sector practitioners, with duly registered companies/enterprises to apply for the Relief Fund. This invitation is open to enterprises based in Mpumalanga Province from Wednesday 3 February 2021 until Monday, 01 March 2021. Only Close corporations (CC), Private companies and Co-operatives with requisite documentation.
Craft refers to products covering the broad range of utilitarian and decorative items produced using a range of synthetic and natural materials, skills and techniques such as pottery (ceramics), beading (beadwork), and embroidery.
Design is a very broad concept and includes a wide range of different subsectors such as product design, fashion, textile, jewellery and ceramics.
Audio-visual includes Producers, Director’s, Art Director, Camera, Lighting, Grips, Runner, Sound, Costume, Hair & Makeup, Location Dept, On-Set Photographer, Post Production, and Animation. These are the freelancers (independent contractors).
Visual arts are defined as fine arts (including painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, and drawing) and contemporary art (such as performance art and installations) and photography.