Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography presents our annual student showcase, The Future is Bright.
Please join us for the exciting viewing day, 21st November 2019 from 10:00 – 19:00. We’d love to see you there!
To RSVP, please send an email to Nicole here.
Cole Ndelu, who studied with us at the Academy, has recently been named as one of the artists to be selected for the 10and5 A3E (Artist Acceleration and Exposure) Programme. This is a really special achievement, being named amongst many other great artists.
You can see more about Cole on her profile here.
And you can read more about the A3E programme on the 10and5 website here.
Well done Cole!
What incredible news to share! We had a great return at this year’s Loerie Awards with the following students winning:
Lene van Heerden
We are so proud of all of you. And while we all know that awards aren’t everything, it’s always great to have hard work recognised and to know that you’re on the right path. To all our students and lecturers who put in the hours and the effort – thank you so much; you’ve done the Academy proud!
What amazing news! We’ve just heard that we’ve got 33 Loeries finalists for 2019.
As soon as we find out the winners, we’ll let you know!
Our final Open Day for 2019 will be held on 17 August at our campus in Stellenbosch. We’ll be open from 10:00 until 14:00 and we will be holding talks at 10:30 and 12:00 to tell you more about us.
We’d love to see you there!
To RSVP, please email Louise here.
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!
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.