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Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis

Converse tasked five SA artists with visually depicting the African experience of the Covid-19 virus in a way that breathes a refreshed message of hope, strength, positivity and survival...

29 May 2020

Virtual National Arts Festival to showcase visual art online

As part of its exploration of the digital realm, the Virtual National Arts Festival will be showcasing this year's visual art segment with online works from South African and global artists - which will be available to view and explore between 25 June and 5 July 2020...

29 May 2020

How getting creative can help you in a crisis

"Collaboration, community and creativity are our best hopes for the future." This is according to fine artist Duncan Stewart, who spoke about developing and enhancing your inherent creativity as a tool to future-proof yourself at Saica's Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series...

Issued by SAICA 27 May 2020

Crayola's new pack of crayons reflects multicultural skin tones

Crayola has collaborated with a renowned makeup chemist to bring a wider range of realistic skin tones to an all-new line of crayons...

27 May 2020

Virtual National Arts Festival gives artists a platform to monetise their work with vFringe

The Virtual National Arts Festival, due to kick off on 25 June 2020, has announced a new digital platform created especially for artists wanting to showcase their work and earn an income online during the Virtual National Arts Festival, vFringe...

18 May 2020

Design challenge: A bench that can adapt to the Covid-19 times

Entries are now open for the third iteration of the Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search, which aims to launch the careers of local emerging creatives and unearth fresh new designs...

15 May 2020

Between 10and5 Artist Auction partnered by BASA

In honour of Africa Month, Between 10and5 is curating and hosting an Instagram auction. Reminiscent of Between 10and5's auction that kicked off its Creative Women Week in 2019, the auction is a charity initiative and 100% of proceeds will go towards the next round of BASA's Artists Relief campaign...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 14 May 2020

Unfestival programme announced

UJ Arts and Culture (Fada) has [apparently] 'announced' 'counterintuitive' as the 'theme' for its 'all-new' Covid-19 responsive Unfestival SA, partnered by Business and Arts South Africa (Basa)...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 May 2020

Basa and backers roll out support for artists

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) has received over 1,000 enquiries from practitioners in the creative sector for artists' relief...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 12 May 2020

Basa programmes repositioned

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) is repositioning its current programmes to respond proactively to the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 May 2020

UJ's UnFestival SA announced

UJ Arts and Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (Fada) at the University of Johannesburg, has announced a partnership with Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), for a provocative new project, UnFestival SA...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Apr 2020

Yuppiechef, Andy Fenner and Dylan Jones to hold online art auction in aid of SA's restaurants

After artist Dylan Jones sold some of his sketches to help out the hospitality industry, Yuppiechef and Andy Fenner of Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants have teamed up with the artist and taken his fundraising efforts a step further by hosting an art auction on Instagram on 24 April 2020...

23 Apr 2020

What you need to know about the 1st digital National Arts Fest

The National Arts Festival team has outlined how the first digital version of the festival will work. The festival announced that it would enter the digital realm after it had to be postponed as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, and subsequent lockdown, in South Africa...

23 Apr 2020

100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity

The V&A Waterfront's new 100 Beautiful Things initiative celebrates the creativity of the makers behind some of South Africa's most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences...

22 Apr 2020

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