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UJ Choir’s Echoes of Heritage Triumphs at the KykNET Fiëstas

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It is with much excitement and appreciation that the University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA) shares its success at the prestigious KykNET Fiëstas. Hosted in Cape Town on 7 March, Echoes of Heritage, with compositions by UJ Artist in Residence, Mbuso Ndlovu, performed by […]

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Melodi: A South African Choral Evolution at UJ

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The University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture, a division within the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA) is pleased to announce its first performance for 2024. Kicking it off with UJ’s Artist in Residence, celebrated UJ Choir alumnus, musician and composer, Sabelo Mthembu’s latest production, Melodi: The Evolution of South African Choral Music taking […]

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UJ Arts & Culture Announces 2024 Internship Opportunities

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The University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture is thrilled to kick off the New Year with exciting internship opportunities hosted by the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE), UJ Protection Services, UJ Sports, UJ Alumni, Joburg Ballet, Market Theatre Foundation, The Windybrow Arts Centre. At UJ […]

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Dineke Orton :: UJ Art Gallery’s New Curator

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“We are thrilled to welcome Dr Orton to the UJ Art Gallery and UJ Arts & Culture. Her innovative ideas and extensive experience in the South African art world resonate deeply with our mission to promote the importance and relevancy of a university art gallery,” stated Pieter Jacobs, Head of UJ Arts & Culture. With […]

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Join the UJ Arts & Culture Team – Exciting Job Opportunities!

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UJ Arts & Culture, a division within the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA), is actively seeking two highly skilled individuals to enhance our vibrant and dedicated team. We invite young professionals to consider this exceptional career opportunity within our organisation. We are offering the following job opportunities: Arts Admin Assistant – Three Month […]

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UJ Arts & Culture Announces Second Round of CATHSSETA Internships

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University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture is calling for a second round of applications for internships funded by Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA). At UJ Arts & Culture, we pride ourselves in providing opportunities to the youth where they can expand their skillsets in arts and culture related […]

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PSi Conference for the first time in Africa

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The Wits School of Arts in the Faculty of Humanities co-hosts the Performance Studies International (PSi) conference in Johannesburg from 2-5 August 2023. The Theatre and Performance (TAP) and Drama for Life (DfL) departments in the Wits School of Arts (WSOA) host the multi-site conference in partnership with internationally acclaimed arts and research association, Performance […]

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Call now open for UJ Artists in Residence Programme 2024

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The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is pleased to announce that its highly regarded Artists in Residence (AIR) Programme is now accepting applications for 2024. The initiative offers a unique opportunity for artists to embark on innovative practice-led research, showcase their work, and contribute to the vibrant artistic community at the institution.   Since inception of […]

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UJ Arts & Culture tours to Vrystaat Arts Festival

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The University of Johannesburg’s Arts & Culture division is thrilled to announce its participation in the highly anticipated Vrystaat Arts Festival, taking place in Bloemfontein this July.  The Vrystaat Arts Festival is a celebration of creativity and cultural expression, offering a diverse range of artistic experiences across various disciplines, including theatre, music, dance, literature, and […]

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UJ and Madevu Sweeps Naledi Theatre Awards

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Last night, UJ Arts & Culture and Madevu Entertainment won an awe-inspiring eight Naledi Theatre Awards for Hlakanyana ­­– The Musical. Hosted on 5 June at the Mandela Stage at Joburg Theatre, the Naledi Theatre Awards recognises excellence in theatre. Hlakanyana – The Musical, commissioned for the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) Interdisciplinary […]

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Be immersed – Macabre is an up close and personal theatrical experience

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‘Macabre’, an immersive theatre experience presented by UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA), runs from 6-10 June 2023 at a specially selected performance site in Auckland Park. This psychological suspense play invites limited audiences for an experimental site-oriented theatrical experience written by award-winning playwright and UJ […]

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Overwhelmed comes to UJ Art Gallery this May

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Overwhelmed explores what objects and materials already overloaded with personal meaning and political implications reveal when pushed to work even harder as artworks. The implication of an overwhelmed object is that it is in crisis, undergoing a fundamental shift due to external influences. In different ways, each artist allows continuous overwhelming as a potential space […]

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Breaths of Joburg hits the street of Jozi

Breaths of Joburg hits the street of Jozi

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Breaths of Joburg is a theatre work for young audiences produced by UJ Arts & Culture and the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS). Created by the acclaimed Jade Bowers (director), Lebo Mashile and Tina Redman (performers) and Yogin Sullaphen (musician), Breaths of Joburg uses poetry, movement, spoken word, storytelling, music and play to explore […]

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