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Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners 2021

Meet the 2021 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners

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 is both a badge of honour and a golden opportunity; a recognition of creativity, originality,

Standard Bank Ovation Award winners vNAF Fringe

Celebrating the 2021 Standard Bank Ovation Awards

Awards serve an important function in the lives of artists. They can help to kickstart one’s career, pave the way for future work, or simply serve as an acknowledgment of the outstanding work that’s been put into the making of an artwork or performance. Each

Standard Bank Jazz Festival virtual National Arts Festival 2020 line-up

Jazz Reimagined: The 2020 Standard Bank Jazz Festival

The 2020 Standard Bank Jazz Festival will bring musicians and art lovers together in a celebration and experience of Jazz Reimagined. For the first time in its 33 years of musical magic and festive fellowship, the SBJF will take place entirely online with performances streaming from the festival

Standard Bank Young Artist Awards winners 2019 jazz dance art music theatre Jefferson Tshabalala Sisonke Xonti Lulu Mlangeni Blessing Ngobeni Nthato Mokgata

The 5 artists changing the face of the creative industry

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 Ngobeni and Nthato Mokgata join the ranks of the Standard Bank Young Artists. Since its

Standard Bank Gallery Resilient Visionary Poetic Expressions David Nthubu Koloane

A Resilient Visionary: Poetic Expressions of David Koloane

A Resilient Visionary: Poetic Expressions of David Koloane, which opens at Standard Bank Gallery on 4 October 2019, surveys the fantastic legacy of Dr David Nthubu Koloane. The exhibition was originally planned to celebrate his 80th birthday last year, and Creative Feel mourns this gifted,

Gabrielle Goliath song South African art artist

Gabrielle Goliath’s This song is for…

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. Following its successful run at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the work moves to

Artscape Theatre Music Mandla Mlangeni

An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape

An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape led by 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz, Mandla Mlangeni, featuring the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Gugulethu Voices Choir. The Amandla Freedom Ensemble led by Mandla Mlangeni, the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist

Nadia Encore

Encore: Nadia Virasamy

Nadia Virasamy is the CEO/Director of Education at Moving Into Dance (MID). She has co-authored three arts and culture textbooks for Cambridge University Press. In 2015, Virasamy was named among the five finalists in the Standard Bank Rising Star Awards, she was in the top

Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

Standard Bank Young Artist Alumnus Shine at Jazz Festival

Jazz music handsomely rewards great individuality, but as a the democratic process incarnate in music, jazz also demands a strict ability to collaborate. The 21st edition of the Standard Bank Jazz Joy of Jazz programme is lush with some of the greatest collaborative projects on any

BASA Awards

Winners of the 2018 BASA Awards announced

Taking place at Jozi’s fresh, new downtown venue, Victoria Yards, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) today announced the winners of the 21st BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard. The annual BASA Awards recognise and honour businesses that invest in an inclusive economy through art. Guests

Hildegard Jazz Ensemble

Top Jazz Ensemble Tours SA

Switzerland’s ambitious and award-winning sextet featuring some of the top jazz musicians Europe has to offer, heads to South Africa for a whirlwind tour of three cities across the country.      Hildegard Lernt Fliegen, also known as, Hildegard Learns To Fly, embarks on a

Michelle Constant

Numbers, narratives and surfing big waves

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). I’m creative when I’m surfing big waves.      This was the answer I filled in on my icebreaker name tag at the BASA Research Colloquium, partnered by Hollard, in

SBYA 2018

A different level of operating

Pianist Thandi Ntuli has been awarded the coveted Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz, joining an illustrious group who represent some of the country’s top jazz musicians. ­  Born in Soshanguve, Pretoria, 30-year-old Thandi Ntuli comes from a family with a rich musical heritage. Her

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