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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 in terms of production and consumption will constitute an important emphasis Embracing the theme ‘Beyond

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#SACOConf2017 to identify trends to boost SA’s R90bn creative economy

The second South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) National Conference, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday (24 – 25 May) in Johannesburg, will strengthen the knowledge and capacity of South Africa’s creative economy to unlock higher levels of inclusive growth. Building on last year’s theme of ‘Counting Culture,’

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SA Cultural Observatory Conference Gives Youth a Platform

Young creatives will be one of the primary beneficiaries of the South African Cultural Observatory’s (SACO) National Conference in Johannesburg this month. This after the SACO – a Department of Arts & Culture (DAC) research project, hosted by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in partnership with

SACO Domain Workshops

SACO Domain Workshops a Complete Success

The first of several South African Cultural Observatory or SACO domain workshops kicked off on August 18. About 40 representatives of the Mpumalanga arts, culture and heritage community joined in tackling matters of mutual interest at the SACO domain workshops. On the discussion table, among other topics,

Influential Women Commend SACO Conference

Influential Women Commend SACO Conference

Leading women in the arts and culture sector have praised the inaugural South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) national conference, held in Port Elizabeth on 16 and 17 May, for the diverse set of speakers and practical narratives shared at the event. Over the two-day conference,

Riveting Discussions at SACO National Conference

Riveting Discussions at SACO National Conference

Critical thinking thrives at the SACO National Conference Over the two day-long inaugural South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) national conference insights were shared. A confluence of ideas, methodologies and case studies was achieved as speakers and delegates mulled over ‘Counting Culture’, the conference theme. The

International involvement at SACO National Conference

International involvement at SACO National Conference

An impressive line-up of international experts will contribute key academic, creative and economic insights and findings at the South African Cultural Observatory’s (SACO) first national conference in Port Elizabeth from Monday, 16 to Tuesday, 17 May. Focused on mapping the impact of the South African

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