Encouraging mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts.

Winners of the 2018 BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Michelle Constant, BASA chief executive: “Making creativity and the arts drivers of economic growth and of entrepreneurial strategy.”   Taking place at Jozi’s fresh, new downtown venue, Victoria Yards, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) today announced the winners of the 21st BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard. The annual BASA...

Business and Arts South Africa CEO steps down after a Decade

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) today announced that current CEO, Michelle Constant, has resigned and will leave the organisation at the end of February 2019. Says Andre le Roux, BASA’s chairperson: “The Board is extremely proud of what BASA, under Michelle’s excellent leadership, has achieved over the past decade....

Spier Light Art Festival 2018: Call for proposals

Spier will be presenting its first Festival of Light Art from 8 December 2018 – 30 January 2019. Each night over this period, visitors will be able to experience light and sound artworks throughout the historic Stellenbosch farm. Entrance is free. The Festival of Light Art plays on the word...

THE BUSINESS OF ART

  Michelle Constant is CEO at Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) – a public private partnership between the corporate sector and government’s Department of Arts and Culture, with the aim of developing strategic partnerships between the business and arts sectors in South Africa. The BASA focus remains on Shared...