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.
Opportunity for Artists, Collectives, Organisations or Companies International Early Childhood Arts Commission
The four Dublin Local Authorities (Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and South Dublin County Council) are working in partnership to invite applications for the creation of new artwork(s) of ambition, scale and depth for an early childhood audience. The closing date for submissions is 24 November 2016.
The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) seeks to appoint a Film Festival Manager for the Durban International Film Festival. Based within the College of Humanities of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) produces four annual festivals – Time of the Writer, Durban International Film Festival, Jomba! and Contemporary Dance Festival and Poetry Africa.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) will revisit the epicentre of 1940’s and 50’s South African jazz and blues culture at their 19th annual ACT Awards. The ACT Awards, which will be held on 21 October at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel in Sandton will bestow Lifetime Achievement Awards on six of the country’s arts and culture stalwarts, while also naming five rising stars 2016’s ImpACT Award winners.
A spot in the limelight – espAfrika opens entries for second espYoungLegends competition. Following the outstanding success of its inaugural espYoungLegends competition earlier this year, espAfrika, the producer of the award-winning Cape Town International Jazz festival (CTIJF) has today opened submissions for young jazz-inspired bands to win the chance to perform at ‘Africa’s Grandest Gathering’ in 2017.
Since its inception in 2011, the Africa Centre’s Artist in Residency Programme (AIR) has successfully awarded 39 African artists the chance to take up residencies across the globe. Through continued partnerships with residency programmes in Australia, Brazil, India, Spain, China and the United States, they are proud to offer eight new residency opportunities through the 2016 edition of this programme.