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2011 Wavescape Surf Art Exhibition Opens 2 December (Plus: Charity Auction)

Invitation - Wavescape Surf Art Exhibition 2011

Wavescape invites you the 2011 Wavescape Surf Art Exhibition, featuring surf boards decorated by top South African artists including Guy Tillim and Bret Murray. Presented by Pick n Pay, the 2011 exhibition takes place from 2-8 December at Field Office in Barrack Street, Cape Town.

Join us on Thursday, 8 December, for a special charity art evening to open the Wavescape Film Festival. Enjoy pizza, drinks and comedy as funnyman Mark Sampson auctions a selection of the beautifully decorated surfboards. Proceeds go to the NSRI, Shark Spotters, and the Isiqalo Foundation.

See you there!

Event details: Charity Auction

  • Date: Thursday, 8 December 2011
  • Time: 6:30 PM for 7:00 PM
    (Auction at 8:00 PM sharp)
  • Venue: Field Office
    37 Barrack Street,
    Cape Town | Map
  • RSVP: cristina@wavescape.co.za

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ARTIST ALERT: 5 sponsored places for African artists at the fourth meeting of the Tipping Point Co

A note from the British Council:

The British Council have made available 5 sponsored places for African artists at the fourth meeting of the Tipping Point Conference on Art and Climate Change to be held at Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, Cape Town from 24 -26 May. Sponsorship covers an economy class return airfare, airport transfers, accommodation and meals.

TippingPoint aims to ‘harness the power of the imagination to help stabilise the climate’. They offer a range of activities centred on exposing creative artists to the enormous challenges of climate change; at the heart of this lies a series of meetings involving very high quality, intense dialogue between artists, scientists and others close to the heart of the issue. Applications are hereby invited from African artists and cultural activists engaged or interested in the subject.

Please send your application including your name, contact details, CV and a one page letter motivating why you feel you would like to be involved in this conversation on art and climate change. There is some pressure to finalise the participants by the end of March, so please send your application to: belisa@arterialnetwork.org by the end of business on Monday 29 March 2010.

For more information please visit: http://www.tippingpoint.org.uk/index.htm


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