Encouraging mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts.

Latest BASA member Labs.fm publishes South Africa’s most influential music charts

10 December 2018 Business and Arts South Africa is pleased to introduce its latest member, Labs.fm, a data-driven products and services company operating within the music industry. With their roots in the radio industry, the company now provides music products and services for record labels, streaming services, music labels, concert...

Business and Arts South Africa appoints incoming CEO

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) has today announced who will succeed current CEO Michelle Constant when she steps down end February 2019. Says Charmaine Soobramoney, BASA Chairperson: “When Michelle announced her decision to pursue other interests after a decade of achievement with BASA, the board knew finding a successor...

Body Politics maps power of contemporary dance

Body Politics: Fingerprinting South African Contemporary Dance Adrienne Sichel Porcupine Press Kgomotso Moncho-Maripane The description of dance as a "wordless expression in a world where words are currency", by poet Lebo Mashile in her unpublished poem I Dance To Know Who I Am, speaks to the local hesitation and Jack...

Collaborating Beyond Politics

Photo by John Hogg The recent launch of dance journalist Adrienne Sichel`s book on contemporary dance Body Politics: Fingerprinting South African Contemporary Dance (Porcupine Press) at the Market Theatre filled me with complex emotions. Sichel has been an important driver of how contemporary dance in this country has been covered,...