Announcements, Visual and Mix Arts
DANCE CREWS in genres across the board are invited to participate in the 2013 Red Bull Beat Battle Qualifiers from which the top seven crews in the country will be picked will be held on February 23rd at Joseph Stone Auditorium in Cape Town; March 2nd at PEMADS Little Theatre, in Port Elizabeth; BAT Centre in Durban on March 9th; The State Theatre in Pretoria on March 16th and at the The Alexander Theatre in Joburg on March 23rd and 24th. Registration can be made at www.redbullbeatbattle.co.za.
PROFESSOR ACHILLE MBEMBE will deliver a public lecture on 26 February from 6.30pm at Hiddingh Hall, University of Cape Town, Hiddingh Campus, Orange Street, Cape Town. His address will consider the importance of radical mediation between cultures, translating experience and creating mutual understanding across international borders. Entry is free. Phone 021 480 7156
THE MARKET THEATRE FOUNDATION invites suitable candidates to apply the vacant Artistic Director position. Among other things the successful candidate will be responsible for artistic planning, programming, strategic management, training, fundraising, sponsorship and administration. Candidates wishing to see the full job description can obtain this from the Market Theatre website at www.markettheatre.co.za. Closing date for applications is 1 March 2013 at 4pm. Enquiries may be made by telephoning Clive H Viveiros on 011 325 5101.
BETWEEN THE LINES is an exhibition featuring artwork by German and South African art students from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste and the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. Featured are paintings, photography, installations, video-work and performances by Fine Art and Art Theory students. It is on from 1 to 20 March 1st to 20th at Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus, 31-37 Orange Street, Cape Town. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday from 11am to 4pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm
MUSIC EXHANGE Music Conference is o from 21 and 23 March at the Cape Town City Hall. Panelists and speakers include Benjy Mudie, Rashid Lombard, Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse, Lance Stehr, Gabi Le Roux, Miles Keylock, Thebe Ikalafeng, Mike Joubert an Nick Motstate, Nick Matzukis, Arno Carstens, R J Benjamin ,Chad Saaiman , Jimmy Nevis, Dubmasta China , Andrew McPherson ,Mark Haze ,The Rudimentals , REBURN , Shadowclub , 7th Son , Goodnight Wembly, Dino Michael , DJ Da Capo. A two day ticket is R499 while a day’s ticket is R299. A tickets for the Music Exchange Concert on March 23 is R 50-00 online or R 100-00 at the door. Visit the website www.musicexchange.co.za
TERRY Kurgan: Public Art/Private Lives exhibition opens is on until March 23 at Gallery AOP (Art on Paper) 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf (Milpark), Johannesburg. A conversation between Terry Kurgan and Sarah Nuttall will take place on Saturday 2 March from noon at GALLERY AOP. Nuttall is Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies and Director of WISER at the University of the Witwatersrand. Phone 011 726 2234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEISKAMMA MUSIC ACADEMY invites applications for an opening in the position of Music Programme Manager. Based in Hamburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa, the Programme Manager will be responsible for advancing the music education of students at Keiskamma Music Academy. Applicants are welcomed to e-mail email@example.com for an information package including a detailed job description. Application deadline: 15 March, 2013. Phone Jen Hoyer on 073 914 5227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE BREATHE SUNSHINE AFRICAN Music Conference is April 1st and 2nd at the Cape Town City Hall. It aims to encourage networking and the sharing of information between all involved in the African music community. It also includes workshops, panel discussions, presentations, exhibition stands and a concert showcasing African talent. For more information contact Marilyn Thompson on 021 465-3314 or email email@example.com,za. For conference details visit www.breathesunshineconference.com
AFDA Durban at Glen Anil, Durban North, hosts an Open Day on March 2nd from 10am to 12noon. Students will be shown around the warship-themed campus, given introductions to the curriculum and course work and on how to apply while an opportunity will be presented to discuss potential job opportunities and career options in entertainment. There will also be an opportunity to view students’ films and to meet and chat to current and past students. Phone Milena Gevers on or call 031 569 2252, for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.afda.co.za
AFRICAN WRITERS of contemporary literature are invited to apply for the Sylt Foundation’s two month African Writer’s Residency. Applications are open to published writers of poetry, prose, plays and novels who have to submit a proposal of the project they wish to work on while in residence and a synopsis of the novel, short story or poetry project they might be working on. Applications have to include a copy of a valid passport conforming to Schengen visa requirements, a full Curriculum Vitae, a writer’s Profile in 500 words and two letters of reference from literary professionals, publishers or academics. Deadline for application submission is by 4pm on the 15th of February 2013. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Art Source South Africa on 011 447 2855 or e-mail: email@example.com. Visit www.artsourcesouthafrica.co.za
THE KING’S MAP: François le Vaillant in Southern Africa, 1781-1784 is an exhibition on show until 26 May 2013 at the Iziko South African Museum, 25 Queen Victoria Street Cape Town. It features, as a centre-piece of the exhibition, a map of South Africa
FRENCH CONNECTIONS is an exhibition forming part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 and 2013. It looks at the precursors of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and other alternate methods of visual expression from 1830 to the 20th century. Works of artists on display include those of France’s Claude Monet to Paul Cézanne and Henri Matisse. Also included are several artists with French connections such as Francis Bacon. The exhibition is at the Johannesburg Art gallery, King George Street, Joubert Park, Johannesburg.