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24th Basa Awards theme calls for the creative sector to 'rise'

One of the creative sector's most anticipated awards events, the 24th annual Basa Awards, partnered by Hollard, shines a spotlight on partnerships with the arts that have, through their projects, made a positive impact...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 26 Jul 2021

Night Embassy by Jägermeister on the search for creatives from Jhb

Night Embassy by Jägermeister is searching for the four most exciting creative minds from Johannesburg's nightlife communities...

23 Jul 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 new trends to anticipate in arts and culture

At the beginning of this year I wrote a trends piece. Reviewing it now, that feels like a very long time ago. So much has happened in just a few months. But at the same time, many of those trends are still relevant...

By Rucera Seethal 22 Jul 2021

Norval Foundation and The Sovereign Art Foundation launch annual award for artists from Africa and its diaspora

Norval Foundation and The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) have announced the launch of the Norval Sovereign African Art Prize, an annual award for contemporary artists from Africa and its diaspora...

21 Jul 2021

Unmute Dance Company to represent SA at 2021 Edinburgh Festival Carnival in Scotland

The Artscape Theatre has selected Unmute Dance Company to represent South Africa at Scotland's largest three-day multicultural celebration, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival, from 16 to 19 July 2021...

13 Jul 2021

National Arts Fest goes completely virtual in light of Level 4 restrictions

The National Arts Festival has been forced to abandon its live audience 2021 Makhanda experience portion in light of the recently imposed Level 4 restrictions...

5 Jul 2021

Kirstenbosch Garden to host an AR exhibition showcasing works by El Anatsui, Ai Weiwei and more

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town is one of 12 participating gardens across six countries to showcase the Seeing the Invisible augmented reality (AR) exhibition in September 2021...

1 Jul 2021

Flame Studios makes space for rising talent

Flame Studios is a non-profit entity which aims to bring talent and creatives forward and have their voices heard...

By Emily Stander 1 Jul 2021

12 women artists to selected to participate in the RMB Talent Unlocked career development programme

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) recently selected 12 women artists to participate in the 2021 RMB Talent Unlocked career development programme...

1 Jul 2021

National Arts Festival Makhanda Live bookings are now open

The National Arts Festival has opened bookings for its 2021 Makhanda Live curated hybrid programme - which will take place in Makhanda from 8 to 18 July. All tickets can be bought on the Festival's website.Due to the worsening Covid-19 situation the concerts in Joburg have been cancelled...

24 Jun 2021

Court orders NAC to fulfil R8m payment to National Arts Festival

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that the National Arts Council (NAC) fulfil its payment of R8m to the National Arts Festival...

22 Jun 2021

Turning waste to art: Experiences of Bita Mokhtar Masoumi

Iranian visual designer and contemporary artist Bita Mokhtar Masoumi has developed a unique way to turn what was once destined for the landfill into beautiful pieces of art...

By Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 21 Jun 2021

City of Johannesburg to host inaugural Aluta Nova Festival of Museums

The City of Johannesburg's Aluta Nova Festival of Museums will be held at The James Hall Museum of Transport on 26 June 2021 from 12pm to 6pm...

17 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Courtney Hodgson chats founding quirky SA brand Kiffkak

Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Hodgon chats about founding Kiffkak - a tongue-in-cheek, proudly South African apparel and product range - at such a young age, winning a Loerie and her advice for aspiring creatives...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2021

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