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GIANT MICKEY ARTIST BRIEF

Background: 2018 is Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary year.  In celebration of this milestone we are celebrating all things Mickey, with an interactive exhibition which takes all members of the family through a fun interactive look at Mickey through the ages, starting way back with Steamboat Willie right up until today’s Mickey and the Roadster Races.  […]

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DAVID KOLOANE AWARD WINNERS!

The Bag Factory is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 David Koloane Award. Congratulations to Lwando Dlamini, from the Western Cape and Phemo Matlhaba from the North West Province. These young and talented artists will be working with Bag Factory mentors Pat Mautloa and Bev Butkow for a period of 8 weeks and […]

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UJ CHOIR WINS AT THE WORLD CHOIR GAMES 2018

The UJ Choir distinguished itself once again at this year’s World Choir Games. The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Choir took part in the 10th World Choir Games 2018, hosted by the City of Tshwane, South Africa, from 04–08 July, scooping wins in two of its categories. More than 300 choirs from 60 countries took part in the […]

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND THE CONVERSATION ABOUT SOCIAL COHESION

The value of public-private partnerships should be flagged and, if done correctly, rigorously defended. BASA is a successful public-private partnership, which is supported by, and supports, both the public sector, i.e. the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and around 130 private sector members including the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and other big hitters. While it […]

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