By Heather Dugmore – Pompoms, pennywhistles and a flurry of white sneakers edge forward the rhythm, while the drums ground the sound. It is a timeless evocation of life, conveyed through the medium of the music, the dancers and the instruments. Every aspect of the performance is part of the message, including the cowhide used for the drum skins and the kudu horns, calling the people home.
Zeitz MOCAA is seeking to appoint a Curator of Digital Platforms on a 36-month contract. The Curator will report to the Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCAA. A salary of R 400,000 per annum cCost to company with all deductions, including Pay as You Earn, Unemployment Insurance Fund Contributions, health insurance, and any other government mandated deductions, withheld from this amount) will be offered.
The online, peer-reviewed journal for the publication and discussion of artistic research is calling for submissions. The deadline for consideration is 17 March 2017.
A prestigious national craft competition will give South African crafters a wonderful opportunity to showcase their work this year. (more…)
Puncture Points – Where energy meets the everyday is an interdisciplinary art project that explores the intersection of energy and everyday life at the Western Cape. Puncture Points is now receiving applications for an exhibition which will take place in Cape Town Q2, 2017. Deadline for applications is Sunday, November 27, 23:59 SAST and selected artists will be announced on 1 December 2016.
A Sophiatown theme and exceptional entertainment set the tone at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel last night, when ACT named their Award winners. At the core of the Awards, is the announcement of Lifetime Achievement recipients who have each had a lifelong commitment to the arts, and this year, six deserving luminaries were recognised.