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BASA Celebrates 20 years of partnerships, people and connectivity

2017 sees Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) celebrate twenty years of arts business partnerships, with an invigorated focus on growth, research, connectivity and celebration that confirms the organisation’s standing as a leader on the African continent. Conceived in 1997 as a partnership between several South African corporates and the now Department of Arts and […]

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Announcing 2017 Special Projects Guest Curator Dr. Zoe Whitley

FNB JoburgArtFair is delighted to announce Dr. Zoe Whitely as the 2017 Guest Curator of Special Projects. Whitley will direct special programming for the 10th anniversary edition 7-10 September, 2017. Dr. Zoe Whitley is a Research Curator at Tate Modern in London. She co-wrote Tate’s revised Africa acquisitions strategy and researches contemporary artists and art […]

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New Award by the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family: Henrike Grohs Prize for African Artists

The Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family have announced a prize in memory of Henrike Grohs, who died on 13 March 2016 in a terrorist attack in the Ivory Coast. The Henrike Grohs Prize honours the lifetime achievements of the former Head of the Goethe-Institut in Abidjan. The award would like to continue her special cause […]

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Calling all artists in Africa to Rise Up and Make Art

We would like to inform you that the submission deadline for the 2017 L’Atelier competition has been changed to later in the year. L’Atelier is dedicated to enabling and empowering young artists across the African continent to give rise to a new generation of artists on the global stage.   Registration of details online: 20th […]

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