Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Sep 2018

What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

The ninth Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair (SHMC) will be held at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg from 12-14 October 2018...

17 Sep 2018

Capetonian Marguerite Kirsten wins the 2018 Absa L'Atelier
Capetonian Marguerite Kirsten wins the 2018 Absa L'Atelier

Capetonian fine artist Marguerite Kirsten was named the winner of the 2018 Absa L'Atelier Award, while Philiswa Lila won the Gerard Sekoto Award...

13 Sep 2018

#FNBJAF20 winners announced
#FNBJAF20 winners announced

The winners of the #FNBJAF20 have been announced. In line with the FNB JoburgArtFair 2018, the initiative asked the public to vote for artists who have the potential to shape and inspire the current and future global art scene...

11 Sep 2018

Games and interactive art at Playtopia Fest
Games and interactive art at Playtopia Fest

The Playtopia Indie Games and Playful Media Festival will be held at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town from 30 November-2 December 2018...

10 Sep 2018

Basa Awards finalists. © .
Finalists announced for 2018 Basa Awards

The finalists of the 21st annual Basa Awards have been announced by the Business and Arts South Africa (Basa). The Basa Awards recognises the contributions of the business sector to the arts across all genres...

30 Aug 2018

Voorkamerfest in Darling announces performer lineup
Voorkamerfest in Darling announces performer lineup

The performance lineup for the 2018 Voorkamerfest theatrical showcase has been announced. The Voorkamerfest will be held in Darling in the West Coast from 31 August-2 September 2018...

30 Aug 2018

What to expect at Johannesburg Arts Alive 2018
What to expect at Johannesburg Arts Alive 2018

The 26th annual Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival will include several different events at a range of venues across Johannesburg from 2 September-24 September 2018...

27 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Challenging stereotypes, Q&A with artist Billie Zangewa
#WomensMonth: Challenging stereotypes, Q&A with artist Billie Zangewa

Malawian-born yet Joburg-residing Billie Zangewa is the featured artist for the upcoming FNB Joburg Art Fair, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018.

By Ruth Cooper 22 Aug 2018

What's on at the 2018 Fak'ugesi Fest
What's on at the 2018 Fak'ugesi Fest

The 2018 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation is on at the Tshimologong Precinct in Johannesburg from 18 August-29 September 2018. This year's theme of 'Tap Your Afro Source Code' is a celebration of technology, creativity, and innovation from across the African continent...

20 Aug 2018

How Iziko Museums and Orms are promoting women in the arts
How Iziko Museums and Orms are promoting women in the arts

The Iziko Museums of South Africa and printing and framing company Orms launched its collaborative effort, the People's Project, on 9 August 2018...

17 Aug 2018

Haroon Gunn-Salie wins the 2018 FNB Art Prize
Haroon Gunn-Salie wins the 2018 FNB Art Prize

The 11th FNB Joburg Art Fair has named Cape Town-born artist and activist Haroon Gunn-Salie the winner of the 2018 FNB Art Prize.

16 Aug 2018

Art & Design Saturday to look at How Women Lead
Art & Design Saturday to look at How Women Lead

The 2018 Art & Design Saturday will focus on powerful female voices in art and design through a talk and performance programme...

16 Aug 2018

2018 ICA Live Art Festival to showcase over 40 works
2018 ICA Live Art Festival to showcase over 40 works

The fourth Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) Live Art Festival will be held at several venues across Cape Town from 1-16 September 2018...

16 Aug 2018

City Property's new 30m portrait pays tributes to Jozi's women
City Property's new 30m portrait pays tributes to Jozi's women

City Property unveiled its 30m Ndzundza/Nzunza portrait alongside the North City House building on the corner of Melle and Jorissen Streets in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on Women's Day...

15 Aug 2018

19 artists from 11 countries to showcase at UJ Art Gallery
19 artists from 11 countries to showcase at UJ Art Gallery

A new exhibition at the UJ Art Gallery in Johannesburg features the work of 19 artists from 11 countries. Trans, which was curated by Brazilian curator Daniella Géo...

14 Aug 2018

2017 New Signatures winner's solo exhibition to run at Pretoria Art Museum
2017 New Signatures winner's solo exhibition to run at Pretoria Art Museum

2017 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition winner Lebohang Kganye's first solo exhibition Mohlokomedi wa Tora (Lighthouse Keeper) will be on at the Pretoria Art Museum...

10 Aug 2018

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New Sci-Bono exhibition looks at women in rock art

The Wonders of Rock Art: Lascaux Cave and Africa exhibition at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg explores the role women played in cave and rock art...

6 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Former Miss SA opens new gallery space in Cape Town
#WomensMonth: Former Miss SA opens new gallery space in Cape Town

Sandy de Bruin, former owner of Country Living SA and winner of Miss South Africa in 1980, has recently turned her attention to the opening of No. 5 On Hudson, a new art gallery in Cape Town...

By Ruth Cooper 3 Aug 2018

A conscious conversation with Roberta Thatcher of La Mano and The Pantry Market
A conscious conversation with Roberta Thatcher of La Mano and The Pantry Market

The Pantry Market, offering ethically produced, sustainable products in a plastic-free zone, is the newest neighbour on the Keyes Art Mile, Rosebank's art and design district...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Jul 2018

94 works shortlisted for 2018 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition
94 works shortlisted for 2018 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition

After evaluating more than 600 entries, the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition's regional judging teams have shortlisted 94 works from across the country...

27 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue
#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue

The iconic moment in which Nelson Mandela gave his first speech as a free man...

25 Jul 2018

Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition
Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition

Commercial artist Chris Slabber recently won Platinum for his work on the 'Doom Insects' campaign and was named Designer of the Year at the A' Design Award and Competition in Como, Italy...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2018

NAF Student Festival Award winners announced
NAF Student Festival Award winners announced

There were nine entries in total from higher-learning institutions across the country for this year's Student Festival at the National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown...

11 Jul 2018

Standard Bank Ovation Awards' winners announced
Standard Bank Ovation Awards' winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Standard Bank Ovation Awards were announced at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown on 7 July 2018. The awards recognise stand-out performances, innovation as well as successful challenges to the boundaries of creativity.

9 Jul 2018

#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'
#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'

Not your typical creative, South African George 'Radarboy' Gally explains how he made the leap from creative director to teaching creative coding workshops across the world and working on data sculpture projects. He also shares advice for anyone out there looking to tap into their quirky talents...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2018

David Goldblatt passes away
David Goldblatt passes away

#Newswatch: The Goodman Gallery today confirmed the passing of veteran photographer David Goldblatt, well known for documenting the South Africa's developments throughout Apartheid...

25 Jun 2018

Billie Zangewa is 2018 FNB JoburgArtFair's featured artist
Billie Zangewa is 2018 FNB JoburgArtFair's featured artist

The FNB JoburgArtFair has selected Malawian-born Billie Zangewa featured artist for the 2018 instalment of the fair. The fair will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018.

25 Jun 2018

SVA International takes street art indoors
SVA International takes street art indoors

Injecting a dose of creativity into its corporate workspace, architectural firm SVA International has taken street art indoors...

25 Jun 2018

45 galleries, 15 new exhibitors to show at 11th FNB JoburgArtFair
45 galleries, 15 new exhibitors to show at 11th FNB JoburgArtFair

The 11th edition of the FNB JoburgArtFair will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018...

14 Jun 2018

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