Category Archives: Academy Work

Portfolio Workshop – 15 June

Great news! We’re having a portfolio workshop at the Academy on Saturday 15 June!

You can find all the details above and to RSVP, please send an email to this address.

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Creative Dialogues: 11 – 13 June 2019

We are holding our first Creative Dialogues event this year, with the theme: Imagined Futures. At this three day event, we’ll have speakers from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, primarily, sharing their thoughts on and expertise on multiple forms of ‘knowledges’. The goal of this gathering is to rethink our context and to imagine and envision Southern Africa as a creative hub and connected space, rather than a space divided by borders.

Participating institutions include the Norval Foundation, Zeitz Mocaa, HKLM, the King James Group, Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and the Stellenbosch Triennale among others as well as  Anima Estúdio Criativo  from Mozambique and the National gallery of Zimbabwe, Moto Republik and Dzimbanhete Arts and Culture Interactions from Zimbabwe.

To learn more about the event and to RSVP, please visit the dedicated page on our website here.

We’d love to see you there!

Book Dash 2019

On 13 April we hosted Book Dash 2019. Book Dash is an annual event where creative people combine their powers to create children’s books in a 12 hour sprint. All of the time people give to the project is volunteered, meaning that all of value goes towards the kids. To date, Book Dash has published 117 books and distributed over 400 000 copies to children across the country.

This year the challenge was to create books for babies aged 0 – 2 years old. No mean feat! Seeing the incredible creativity and drive of everyone involved made for such an incredible day, and an incredible outcome. What a special thing to be a part of!

To learn more about Book Dash, you can visit their website here.

Open Day – 11 May 2019

It’s that special time again! Our next Open Day will be held on 11 May 2019 at the Stellenbosch Academy.

We’d love to show you around our space and let you see the incredible work being created by our students.

Talks will be held at 10:30 and 12:00.

If you’re interested in attending please RSVP here. We’d love to see you there!

Mobile Marketing – why it is a game changer

The shift towards mobile marketing is becoming more progressive with

the advancement of new technologies and it is becoming increasingly

important for businesses to create cohesive mobile marketing strategies to best serve their 21st Century Customer. 

Mobile is the catalyst and enabler of change. The Technology that can create seamless integrated experiences for shoppers and consumers as they become increasingly mobile centric. Marketers need to understand and use the channel to connect, engage and influence them.

There is an increasing need for marketers to create and develop effective mobile marketing strategies.  In doing so, businesses need to make better, more informed decisions via increased knowledge and understanding of mobile marketing; use data and insight to plan, monitor and measure the success of their mobile presence and mobile-enabled marketing campaigns; understand current and proposed regulations and other laws affecting mobile marketing practices, as well as understand how mobile works differently in different geographic markets and with each player within these markets.

Want to know how to develop a more strategic mobile marketing campaign?  Contact the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography.  They are hosting a two-day workshop on 25-26 March 2019 on Mobile Marketing.  This is the only accredited course worldwide and will be facilitated by industry expert, Carmen Murray.

Contact details:

vanessa@stellenboschacademy.co.za

(021) 880 2623