Attend the #creativeintersections Movement Maker workshop in Johannesburg

Movement_Maker_workshop_hosted_by_ACT__webFOLLOWING the success of the 2016 ACT/UJ Arts & Culture Conference held in March, ACT will host one final interdisciplinary workshop on Saturday, May 14 at the Outreach Foundation’s Hillbrow Centre in Johannesburg.

Drawing on the conference theme #creativeintersections, this practical workshop, titled Movement Maker, will explore the connections between traditional and academic disciplines of fine art and dancing and redefine these boundaries by creating new disciplines and movements. Continue reading

Nominations open for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for young artists

2015_ImpACT_Awards_winners-_Lindiwe_Maxolo,_Jessica_Denyschen,_POPArt,_Laurie_van_Heerden,_Letlhogonolo_Nche_and_Benon_Lutaaya._Pic_John_Hogg

The 2015 ImpACT Awards winners: Lindiwe Maxolo, Jessica Denyschen, POPArt, Laurie van Heerden, Letlhogonolo Nche and Benon Lutaaya at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton. Photograph: John Hogg.

THE Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2016 ImpACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence within the arts, culture and creative sectors in South Africa.

Nominations for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals, sponsored by The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) and the Distell Foundation in partnership with Sun International, are now open. This year there will be a total of five ImpACT Awards to honour young professional artists. Continue reading