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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. It is pertinent that the …

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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 light. Creatives – including designers, …

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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 Value as a business and …

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ON A MISSION TO UNEARTH OUR ARTS GEMS

  Many hidden gems in our arts industry will remain hidden as long as our socio-economic status determines the opportunities to become a theatre practitioner. This is the view of Kgomotso Christopher, the newly appointed chairperson of the Naledi Theatre Awards. `Fewer and fewer children will view a career in the arts as viable and …

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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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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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