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Indigenous Languages Conference 2019 Department of Arts and Culture South Arica

‘We are what we speak’

In 2016, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages and envisaged that actions taken during this year will generate

DITSONG Museums South Africa Heritage Day Month celebrations

Heritage Day at DITSONG

With Heritage Day coming up later this month, Mariet Conradie and Julia Roelofse of DITSONG: Museums of South Africa explore the importance of celebrating heritage worldwide, and outline how they

South Africa iconic tourism monuments

5 iconic South African tourism monuments

South African history requires a revisiting wherein the citizens tell stories and record their memories, draw experience from others on the African continent, create a heritage for future generations that
Empowering the creative economy DAC arts culture creative feel

Empowering the creative economy

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) is committed to optimising the creative industries’ impact on social and economic growth and has implemented many programmes since the advent of democracy

DITSONG Museum South Africa heritage

20 years of DITSONG

2019 marks 20 years since DITSONG: Museums of South Africa was first formed as the Northern Flagship Institution (NFI). Since the amalgamation, the museums have strengthened and grown their collections

Editor's note Antony Sher King Lear

Catching up with…

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine Simply one of the best aspects of my job is to be able to interview someone I admire, someone
language of collage

The fragmented language of collage

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. The collage forms an important, but often overlooked role in the realms of

ArtMyJozi

#ArtMyJozi: Place making through art

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has for a number of years been passionately engaged in producing Public Art on behalf of the City of Joburg, with the guidance and collaboration

SACO

Going beyond

The South African Cultural Observatory will host its third annual national conference in Nelson Mandela Bay in March 2018. The impact of new technologies and the restructuring of popular culture

SACO

Beyond the creative economy?

It is conference planning season for the South African Cultural Observatory (SACO). This means an intense review of the trends and research emerging from the creative and cultural industries (CCIs)

Encore

Encore: Coral Bijoux

Coral Bijoux works in the art and heritage sector, currently for the Mazisi Kunene Foundation. She acts as curator for the Voices of Women Museum and has an emerging career

SACO

#SACOConf2017 – it’s a wrap!

THE #SACOConf2017 was a real celebration of the current and future potential of the creative economy. Please enjoy this special edition newsletter which focuses on highlighting some of the speeches

NAC

20 years of enabling the arts

In 2017 the National Arts Council (NAC) celebrates 20 years since it was instituted, and over the years has seen how the local creative community come together to form a

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