As artists continue to adapt, innovate, and find their feet following a period of global upheaval, awards like the Standard Bank Young Artist Awards (SBYAA) serve multiple functions. They are
For South African artists who have made their mark on the arts scene, there can be no more sought-after accolade than receiving a Standard Bank Young Artist (SBYA) award. It
This November sees five of South Africa’s most innovative and talented artistic individuals being awarded one of the country’s most sought-after arts prizes. Jefferson Tshabalala, Sisonke Xonti, Lulu Mlangeni, Blessing
South African multimedia artist, gender advocate and now 2019’s Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Visual Art, Gabrielle Goliath, brings her new work, This song is for… to Johannesburg.
Dark Cell features two Standard Bank Young Artist Award recipients for Dance, Themba Mbuli, Fana Tshabalala and Thulani Chauke, who join forces to reimagine Mbuli’s Dark Cell, which has already toured 10
Throughout his legendary career, Steven Cohen has often presented works at Dance Umbrella. This year, as the festival turns 30, Cohen’s put your heart under your feet… and walk! serves
Celebrated choreographer and dancer, Musa Hlatshwayo, has toured extensively across Africa, Europe and the Americas, receiving numerous awards and accolades along the way. He has been awarded the Standard Bank
Weaving together an abstract narrative of personal experiences and histories, Igshaan Adams’ work questions the self and his ‘hybrid identity’. His Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art 2017
Known for her ‘titillating and seductive theatre’, Jemma Kahn has been recognised for her inimitable contribution to the industry with the 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Theatre.
Meet the 2018 Standard Bank Young Artist Award recipients. These are six of the brightest young creative talents working and living in South Africa today. Now in its 36th year,
A new play that explores female identity and heritage. Award-winning actress and Champions of the Environment Ambassador, Terry Pheto, will open the new production. Memories and Empty Spaces explores the very
Following critical acclaim at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Beth Diane Armstrong’s in perpetuum will show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg from 4 August to 30 September
The works of this year’s selected performance and visual artists exquisitely combine the historic and the contemporary. Spearheading the Performance Art programme is 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner
Aspire Art Auctions’ Inaugural Cape Town sale on 27 March 2017 at the Avenue, V&A Waterfront attracted widespread interest. Emma Bedford, Senior Art Specialist and head of Aspire’s Cape Town
Local and international dazzling jazz acts from around the globe: here are some of the highlights that the programme for this year’s Standard Bank Jazz Festival has to offer in Grahamstown.
Standard Bank has renewed its commitment to jazz by signing a new three-year sponsorship agreement with Africa’s premier jazz festival Standard Bank Joy of Jazz; extending its 16-year relationship with
In celebration of our Africa theme, we asked Hazel Chimhandamba, Senior Manager of Group Sponsorship at Standard Bank, a bit more about their pioneering role in the arts in Africa.
A Standard Bank Young Artist Award (SBYAA) is almost inarguably the greatest tribute the South African arts industry can bestow on an artist. So it is understandable that artists spend
In 2014, twin brothers Hasan and Husain Essop became the youngest artists – and only siblings – to win the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art. Perhaps the