Author: Breyten Odendaal

The Best of Mozambican Dance Heads to South Africa Dancing Today’s African Body

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Mozambique’s first contemporary dance company, CulturArte, marks their 20th year anniversary with a powerful tour of South Africa, Madagascar and Mozambique in June and July 2018. As a leading institution

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Top Jazz Ensemble Tours SA

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Switzerland’s ambitious and award-winning sextet featuring some of the top jazz musicians Europe has to offer, heads to South Africa for a whirlwind tour of three cities across the country.

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UJ Choir and Akustika in Concert

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In preparation for the World Choir Games, the UJ Choir and Akustika will perform at the Maryvale Catholic Church on 8 June, at 19:30.

These multi award-winning choirs are set to

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UJ Pushing Boundaries at NAF 2018

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UJ Pushing Boundaries at NAF 2018

Under the banner of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), is

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African Celebrations at UJ Weekend of Jazz

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Joburg audiences are in for a treat, with UJ Arts & Culture’s inaugural Weekend of Jazz which takes place at their Auckland Park Campus in Johannesburg, 25-27 May 2018. Curated with the

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UJ Weekend of Jazz

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UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), is proud to announce its inaugural UJ Weekend of Jazz, in celebration of Africa month, which

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300 Art Ornaments Exhibition: An Exercise in Growth

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2018 marks ten years since the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Department of Jewellery Design and Manufacture (in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture), embarked on a new mission –

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A Penetrating Work On Urban Soccer Wins The Country’s Most Supportive Art And Design Prize For Emerging Creatives

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At a gala event held at the University of Johannesburg Art Gallery on the evening of 4 April 2018, upcoming young artist Chris Soal was announced as the overall winner

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Celebrating UJ’s Steinway Concert Grand Piano

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UJ Arts & Culture is proudly launching its refurbished Steinway Concert Grand Piano, with a one-night only benefit concert, featuring a number of Steinway artists and presented in association with

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RECAST: Recontextualising the Classical Casts in the UJ Collection

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The University of Johannesburg‘s (UJ’s) Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) is proud to present RECAST Recontextualising the Classical Casts in the University of Johannesburg Collection, from 20–28 March 2018.

UJ

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The Bruckner University Big Band and Anna Davel at UJ

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The Bruckner University Big Band and Anna Davel kick off UJ Arts & Culture’s 2019 #ListenToYourHeART Music Concert Series.

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design

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Rodrigo Petrella’s Mekaron comes to UJ

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UJ Art Gallery proudly hosts an intriguing exhibition, entitled Mekaron, in collaboration with the Brazilian Embassy in South Africa by internationally acclaimed photographer Rodrigo Petrella from 13 to 27 February

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Sanlam Portrait Award 2017 Top 40 Exhibition

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The University of Johannesburg Art Gallery will be hosting the Sanlam Portrait Award 2017 Top 40 exhibition, from 07 February to 07 March 2018. The biannual competition, now in its

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UJ Arts & Culture’s #METAMORPHOSIS

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#METAMORPHOSIS is UJ Arts & Culture’s 2018 programme of change.

“Looking at our creative programme through this thematic lens is the ideal stimulus for alignment with the University’s drive to participate meaningfully

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Curatorial Care Humanising Practice – Call for Papers & Projects

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Presented by VIAD and Autograph ABP

11-13 April 2018

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Autograph ABP (London) and the Visual Identities in Art and Design Research Centre (VIAD), (Faculty of Art, Design and

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Dean’s Concert – A Grand Night for Singing

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Launched in 2016 in support of a bursary established by Professor Federico Freschi, the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA), in aid of academically deserving

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African Gothic on interdisciplinary territory

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After a year-long interdisciplinary process, UJ Arts & Culture (a division of FADA) presents the development run of Reza de Wet’s iconic African Gothic (translation of Diepe Grond), at the Con

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UJ Arts & Culture announces Con Cowan line-up

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UJ Arts & Culture (a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture) gears up for a diverse three-month theatre season presented at the Con Cowan Theatre.

Based on the

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New Head for UJ Arts & Culture

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The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is pleased is to announce that Pieter Jacobs has been appointed as the new Head of UJ Arts & Culture (a division of FADA).

An award-winning

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Shifting Conversations Curator – Johan Myburg

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Johan Myburg started his career as an arts writer at an Afrikaans, Johannesburg-based newspaper, where he held the position of Arts Editor until 2014, writing about art on a freelance

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Shifting Conversations: Guest Curator – Melissa Goba

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Melissa Goba is an artist, writer, curator and producer who has worked in various capacities in the visual arts. Her interest is primarily in popular culture and its global relationship

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UJ Arts & Culture bids farewell to Producer

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UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Art Design & Architecture (FADA) bids farewell to Grace Meadows, its Performing Arts Manager.

Meadows first joined the

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The 2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards Overall Winners and Runner-up

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South Africa’s most supportive art and design competition, the PPC Imaginarium Awards, announced its Overall Winner, Category Winners and Runners-up at a gala event hosted on 18 May 2017 at

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Upcoming PPC Imaginarium Awards

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The PCC Imaginarium Awards, South Africa’s most supportive Arts and design competition, will announce its 2017 winners at a gala event in Johannesburg.

From a total of 869 registered entries to

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