#CreativeUprising, the 5th ACT | UJ Creative Conference will engage with South African Art Education in its current state and possible future. This iteration of the conference is about unlearning and rethinking how we do things and present things. From curating a conference to how we talk about art education in South Africa, the aim of ACT | UJ Conference has been to share knowledge with the view of enabling, advancing and inspiring creative South Africa.
The Music In Africa Foundation’s website www.musicinafrica.net is easily the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector, reaching thousands of people every day. With hundreds of contributors across the globe and thousands of musicians registered on the website, the publication has a reputation of providing reliable and useful information for fans and music professionals on the continent.
By Heather Dugmore – The question of biological fathers and stepfathers is explored in ‘The Truth Beneath’, a production by Professor Matlaopane that will be staged at the National Arts Festival Fringe this July.
All presenters, producers and artists are invited to submit proposals for possible inclusion on the programme of the 2018 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK). The 24th KKNK takes place in Oudtshoorn from Thursday, 29 March to Wednesday, 4 April 2018.
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world.
The annual Baxter Dance Festival will take place from 5 to 14 October 2017 and choreographers, independent dance-makers, dance studios, schools, companies and groups, are now invited to apply to be part of this year’s programme. Applications close at noon on Friday 23 June 2017, so performers are urged to get their applications in as early as possible.