The African Writers Trust is a body that aims to bridge the divide between African writers and publishing professionals living in the diaspora and on the continent, bringing them together in order to promote synergies and to foster knowledge and learning between the two groups.
The site is intended both as a resource for working journalists in Southern Africa and a teaching tool for the (Wits) university programme. It also allows media companies to find new talent, to promote services, award programmes, training or events in a multitude of ways.
Arteles runs one of the biggest international artist residency centers in Finland, organizes cultural events and activities. It functions as well as an active organizational part for shows, art projects and other culture related events.
A residency (of up to 3 months) for artists from Southern African in Switzerland, or conversely, for Swiss artists in a Southern African country, provides the chance to gain broad insight into a different cultural environment.
Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives. All African designers, both residing in Africa and anywhere else in the world, can apply to be part of this scouting project
#ShowUs Grant to Support Women, Female-Identifying and Non-Binary voices in Commercial Film and Photography
Will provide financial support and mentorship to photographers and videographers who are using their talents to create inclusive visual stories depicting authentic representations of women, female-identifying and non-binary individuals.
Aimed at business-savvy youth within Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain, Mfuleni and surrounding areas, this new programme aims to create an enabling environment for the young people to gain an in-depth, hands-on learning experience of the tech tools available to aid in the growth and development of their business. This programme will equip these young people with the skills necessary to improve and grow their businesses to become economically sustainable.
This programme creates a supportive and growth environment for women, who would like to utilise technology within their businesses. This programme will expose them to the latest technology tools available, to enhance and grow their business.
The Creativate Digital Arts Festival, which runs during the National Arts Festival from 25 June to 5 July, is calling all artists, technologists, futurists, animators, filmmakers, gamers, performers and musicians to reimagine, unravel and question our new world and submit a proposal for the 2020 edition of Creativate.