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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cultural Design Inspiration

As a few of South Africa’s prominent creative festivals are just around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to roundup the local art and design fairs you have to look forward to. Each year more festivals arrive on the scene and other annual expos become more established, which leaves us with a wealth of opportunity to support and appreciate South African creative initiatives and local talent.

 GRID Cape Town Biennial: 14th February – 15th March | Cape Town

GRID is a biennial photography festival which originated in the Netherlands and takes place internationally in several different creative cities. GRID Cape Town’s main exhibition is set to take place at the Castle of Good Hope with the theme being, Constructions: South Africa. The festival aims to incite a worldwide exchange of contemporary image culture. It looks to provide a platform for photographers to stimulate dialogue through visual communication both locally and globally.

 Guild Design Fair: 25th February – 1st March | Cape Town

Guild Design Fair is an international design expo which is returning to Cape Town for its second addition at the V&A Waterfront (The Lookout). The designer line-up includes creatives from 17 different countries. The fair includes guided tours, talks by top designers and evening events with optional dinner and drinks before viewing the work. The Guild incites the coming together of curators, designers and institutions with the common goal of celebrating exceptional design.

 Design Indaba: 25th February – 1st March | Cape Town

Design Indaba takes place annually at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and comprises two parts: the conference from the 25th – 27th February and the expo from the 28th February – 1st of March. The conference always features an exciting lineup of international and local creatives, industry leaders and innovative designers and thinkers. The expo is made up of the best South Africa’s creative sector has to offer, with an interesting mix of cleverly designed products and creative technology. A highlight at the Design Indaba expo is the Emerging Creatives programme, a showcase of forty up and coming South African designers and makers.

 FNB Joburg Art Fair: 11th September – 13th September | Johannesburg

The FNB Joburg Art Fair is the premier international art fair on the continent with a focus on contemporary African art. Now in its 8th year, the fair will once again take place at the Sandton Convention Centre and continue its aim of establishing and supporting a thriving contemporary arts landscape in Africa. The FNB Joburg Art Fair is the annual convergence of leading artists, gallerists, collectors, writers, thinkers and art lovers.

  Arts Alive International Festival: August/ September | Johannesburg

 Arts Alive is a multidisciplinary festival that is based in Johannesburg and takes place at various different locations around the city. The festival encompasses a multitude of different creative art forms; music, theatre, dance, visual arts and poetry. The festival aims to foster social cohesion by integrating all seven regions of Johannesburg and encouraging citizens from different areas around the city to appreciate local art together. Arts Alive attracts audiences with well known performers and artists while simultaneously exposing emerging creatives and new talent. This festival provides something for everyone and challenges the public to engage in art forms that they are not ordinarily familiar with.
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