Each year, the Sasol New Signatures art competition raises the bar from previous competitions and this year, notable improvements were seen from the works submitted. Artists have experimented with new media and multiple modes of expression to convey messages showing true innovation, lifting the quality of work received.
This week our online fundraising auction features work by Colbert Mashile.
by Maxime Chanson (French contemporary artist and art theorist)
700 Artists' Processes, a suitable tool for all artists and actors in the art world is also an artists' book which follows in the wake of the topographical charts favoured by George Maciunas and conceptual artists such as Dan Graham or Hanne Darboven.
CAPE TOWN, Recipients of the Tierney Fellowship for photography, Monique Pelser and Vincent Bezuidenhout, are the first two African artists to be awarded a place at the prestigious School of Visual Arts (SVA) PhotoGlobal programme in New York.
Both artists were awarded a full scholarship, with living costs funded by the Tierney Family Foundation.
Free Speech and Democratic Activism The Arch Public Dialogue Series
The City of Ekurhuleni is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting and presenting the 26th annual national Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards. A contemporary fine art competition which caters for artists of all ages, producing various media of art works.
The seventh in our series of online fundraising auction features work by Conrad Botes.
The Tierney Fellowship at the Market Photo Workshop in partnership with the Tierney Family Foundation was awarded to alumni Lebohang Kganye for 2012/2013.
Showing at CIRCA Gallery
SITE_SPECIFIC, 2ND INTERNATIONAL LAND ART BIENNALE, 10 - 17 AUGUST 2013
The largest, most important collection of contemporary South African design will launch the new Museum of African Design (MoAD) in a reinvented Art Deco industrial building in the Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg in October.
The sixth in our series of online fundraising auction features work by David Koloane.
For more than a century, South Africa has been associated with mineral wealth, both in diversity and abundance.
The South African International Music Mobility Fund (SAIMMF) is a joint one-year funding programme established by the SAMRO Foundation and the British Council. The SAIMMF offers opportunities for professional musicians and music industry professionals in South Africa to build links with artists, organisations and/or music professionals in Southern African countries and the UK.
Internationally recognised and Government accredited animation and visual arts institution, The Animation School, has announced the introduction of a Johannesburg campus.
The fifth in our series of online fundraising auction features work by Penny Siopis.
An illustrated book that gives a rare insight into the daily life of the students of the Opera Village Africa
The new illustrated book "MACH DIR EIN BILD" (Getting the picture), published on July 13, 2013, is a product of the project of the same name initiated by the Opera Village Africa together with the photographer Marie Köhler in July 2012. In a four-month workshop, students of the Opera Village Africa were introduced to the camera as a medium. Under professional guidance, they developed a lively curiosity for the technical aspects of the analogue device and tested its artistic possibilities in a playful approach. The workshop emerged out of the creatively motivated and artistically focussed education and cultural programme at the Opera Village Africa.
This July Goodman Gallery Johannesburg will present [Working Title], an annual exhibition that is part of a new initiative aimed at supporting young artists, independent projects and major installations and performances.
The 2013 celebration of Bastille Day was a momentous one for the French Embassy in Pretoria.
On 18 July 2013, the international community will unite in celebration of the life one of the legendary icons of our time, former President Nelson Mandela. The day marks Madiba's 95rd birthday this year. The 18th of July was declared by the UN General Assembly as an annual Nelson Mandela Day in 2009. The celebration of this day recognises and gives credence to Mandela's commitment to human rights, conflict resolution and reconciliation.
The 2013 Absa L'Atelier Art Competition drew to a close last night with four exceptionally talented young South African artists being honoured for their outstanding contemporary pieces
I am who I am because I acknowledge who you are
!Kauru African Contemporary Art Touring project is hosting a Round Table Discussion on the 12 July 2013 at 10h00 -16h00 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Johannesburg. Key stakeholders have been invited to discuss the future of this project, and the Round Table is also open to interested parties to attend. Delegates include: Karabo Kgoleng, Tshepiso Mohlala, Zodwa Mpanza and also representatives from Brand South Africa, Gauteng Tourism, Department of Art and Culture, Department of International Relations and Cooperation-SA.
Comic strips and cartoons have been a constant source of inspiration for artists since the very beginning. But it was only with British and American Pop Art that the world of speech balloons made its grand entry into galleries and museums.
The third in our series of online fundraising auction features work by Diane Victor.