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Sasol New Signatures competition winner South Africa artist 2019 Jessica Storm Kapp

Pretoria student wins Sasol New Signatures 2019

Pretoria student Patrick Rulore, 24, currently completing a National Diploma in Fine Arts at the Tshwane University of Technology, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition.  Patrick Rulore has won the coveted award for his oil on canvas

ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity theatre job children festival

ASSITEJ South Africa presents Cradle of Creativity

ASSITEJ South Africa presents Cradle of Creativity 2019, which runs from 20 to 25 August 2019. This veritable feast of Theatre for Young Audiences will be held at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Rondebosch; Theatre Arts Admin Collective and Magnet Theatre in Observatory; and Guga S’Thebe

Jake Singer Dave Mann artist South African

The art of staying still

Creativity @ Work is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Jake Singer is always busy with something. When the Johannesburg-based sculptor and multimedia artist’s not working with his hands, it’s his mind that’s busying itself through books or conversation, and

Olivié Keck Drop Dead Gorgeous Ophelia RMB Turbine Art Fair TAF

The vibrancy of colour

Olivié Keck’s vibrant artworks are as appealing to the eye as they are thought-provoking. Her most recent exhibition, Drop Dead Gorgeous, was accompanied by the Virtual Reality experience Ophelia Forever. We spoke to Keck to find out a bit more about her art, which you

Strauss & Co art auction house RMB Turbine Art Fair TAF

A Meeting of Minds: Louis Maqhubela and Douglas Portway

Strauss & Co is proud to present the third in a series of museum-quality exhibitions (Anton Taljaard: Pierneef, A Collector’s Passion (2017) and Life Force: The Still Lifes of Irma Stern (2018)) at RMB Turbine Art Fair (TAF), focusing this year on two prominent South

Naledi Theatre Award Winners Announced 2019

Winners of the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards announced!

2018 was a very special year in theatre for South Africa, with a host of world class productions being nominated for the awards. Outstanding talent and excellence in theatre are the watchwords for the Naledi Theatre Awards. As the theatre landscape diversifies and matures to

Kwa-Zulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra

KZN Philharmonic’s Summer Symphony Season 2019

With outstanding soloists and star conductors, the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra proudly presents the last concert of the Summer Season of its renowned World Symphony Series 2019, which started on 14 February. The final concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Summer Symphony Season takes place on

Design Indaba Kiko Farkas Cape Town

Kiko Farkas brings colour to Design Indaba 2019

Award-winning Brazillian designer Kiko Farkas will join an exciting line-up at the Design Indaba Conference 2019 to speak about his remarkable career. Known for hosting the best creative conference in the world, the Design Indaba Festival is an annual celebration of design and creativity, showcasing

Standard Bank Young Artist Awards SBYA 2019

Standard Bank toasts 35 years!

Since its inception almost four decades ago, one national award has come to be regarded as the ultimate accolade for young South African arts innovators on the cusp of greatness. The latest list of winners of the Standard Bank Young Artist Awards for 2019 proves

Business and Arts South Africa BASA books

Some December contemplation…

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). As we move into the final throes of what has been, for many, a true annus horribilis, most of us are looking to December as a time to pause, to

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