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The Business of the Arts

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The Business of The Arts

The series centers around the world of the arts and in doing so introduces viewers to South African personalities and artists making their mark both locally and abroad. It showcases and assesses various initiatives that have been launched by the private sector and examines the central issues and points of debate that exist around business and the arts. Interesting themes the series addressed are for example, art as a corporate investment; supporting the arts when looking at a project as a social responsibility or a real reward; strategic sponsorship or the "art" of business conversation.


The Business of the Arts

2017-05-16 00:00:00.0

Semeyi Zake and CEO of the Loerie Awards, Andrew Human discuss how the business world is rapidly taping into the creative space to increase the bottomline.

The Business of the Arts

2017-05-09 00:00:00.0

Business and Arts South Africa's Young Business Professionals Programme held an evening Masterclass at the SOMA Gallery in Maboneng Precinct. This platform provided numerous ways in which individuals in the corporate sector can make better use of arts-based initiatives as part of their career development.

The Business of the Arts

2017-05-02 00:00:00.0

Jade Bower's South African premier of Wajdi Mouwad's Scorched debuted at the 2016 National Arts Festival. With some of the country's leading artists on board, find out how the University of Johannesburg has contributed towards giving this production an extended reach.

The Business of the Arts

2017-04-18 00:00:00.0

The Joy of Jazz Geleza Kleva is an initiative that aims to equip the young upcoming musicians in the township with the necessary tools to survive the challenging music industry. With a good turnout from the participants, Standard Bank sees this as a long-standing project as one that gives back to the community it exists in.

The Business of the Arts

2017-04-11 00:00:00.0

The Barclays L’atelier Art Awards received entries from numerous countries across the African Continent in the 31st instalment of this event. Tune in to find out who took home this year’s prize and why the award remains as important to artists today as it was when they began.

The Business of the Arts

2017-04-04 00:00:00.0

For over 35 years, well-known art collector and philanthropist, Jack Ginsberg has assembled an extraordinary collection of more than 700 artworks and books by esteemed South African artist Walter Battiss. This collection was shown at the Wits Art Museum for the first time in an exhibition.