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Bursaries for Global Art Summit

The African Arts Institute (AFAI) is calling on African arts and culture organisations to attend the 5th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Australia during October 2011. The AFAI is the Regional Coordinator for the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) in Africa. Organisations that want to attend, but need financial … Continue reading

World Poetry Day 2011

It’s World Poetry Day today, the objective of which is tp promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world. Here are some South African poems. 1 – Gabeba Baderoon The Dream in the Next Body From the end of the bed, I pull the sheets back into place. An old man … Continue reading

South African wins World Press Photo 2010

Jodi Bieber’s photo of an 18 year old Afghani girl whose face was mutilated by her husband has been chosen as the World Press Photo of 2010. The photo was featured on the cover of TIME magazines’ August 2010 issue. The photo is of Bib Aisha who lives in Afghanistan. She fled to her family’s … Continue reading

National Geographic kids art competition

National Geographic Kids magazines’ Young Artists Competition has opened, with title sponsor Bostik on board for the second year. The aim of the competition is to encourage readers to showcase their artistic talents and inspire kids to explore their creative potential. NG KIDS editor, Fiona Thompson says, “The NG KIDS series of Young Competitions encourage … Continue reading

Wednesday Links – ART

Art is all around us – from the design on your milk bottle to the advertisements on tv and even our national flag. Following is a list of websites about art that I enjoy. 1 – art 2 – art and This website is a portal for ‘artistic knowledge and discovery’. 3 – … Continue reading