A number of trends and burning issues influencing the global and South African creative economy were explored at #SACOConf2017 last week.
British Council South Africa is recruiting an Arts Programme Manager with at least five years’ recent professional experience at a senior level in a creative, producing, programming or management capacity in the cultural sector, ideally with links and some knowledge of, and contacts in UK and African arts and cultural sectors. Experience of leading teams to ensure significant impact through successful outcomes from cultural programmes.
Are you an emerging arts and culture organisation or individual who is active in the community, with a project/venture? Do you think your project/venture has the potential to grow? Are you between the ages of 18-35? Are you based in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, or the Northern Cape?
#SACOConf2017, tomorrow and Thursday, South Africa’s creative economy to unlock higher levels of inclusive growth.
By Heather Dugmore – Exciting, fresh new theatre-makers rely on the annual National Arts Festival (NAF) Fringe in Grahamstown to showcase their work. It raises their profile and it often leads to opportunities in South Africa and internationally. But it is expensive to be there, says independent theatre maker Philip Rademeyer who has taken his productions to the NAF Fringe since 2012. This year’s NAF is from the 29th June to the 9th July.
The Visual Arts Network of South Africa is hiring a Network Programmes Manager and an Assistant. Both positions are based in Johannesburg.