Call for Applications: 2016 David Koloane Award

The Bag Factory is inviting applications for the 2016 David Koloane Award

The David Koloane Award is a celebration of the life and career of Dr. David Koloane, internationally respected artist, curator, writer and founder of the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios.

The 2017 Award will provide three young aspiring art writers with a two month mentorship guided by established South African Art writers and critics. The programme will focus on developing critical writing and approaches to the contemporary visual art landscape.

The mentee writers will work together to produce a small publication on the works of selected artists and will be presented alongside an exhibition at the FNB Joburg Art Fair.

This programme is created in partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts, Recreation and Culture and the FNB Joburg Art Fair.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is 4pm Monday 3 July 2017

How are the applications assessed?
Applications are assessed by a selection committee made up of artists, curators, academics and buyers.