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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.

ARCHIVED EPISODES

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.

The Business of the Arts

2017-03-28 00:00:00.0

Pretoria Art Museum hosted The Corobrik Collection a showcase highlighting the history of ceramic art, craft and sculpture from all parts of the country. More than two hundred ceramic artworks were on display by ceramists who continue the long tradition of working in clay.

The Business of the Arts

2017-03-21 18:54:00.0

We take a look at the launch of COSY, an initiative coordinated by the British Council. In partnership with Business and Arts South Africa, it aims to empower the youth in rural areas to be more active agents in driving sustainable growth with a particular focus on the arts.

The Business of the Arts

2017-03-14 00:00:00.0

The Festival of Fame is a concept by the National School of the Arts to introduce both primary and high school learners to the world of art. Catch snippets of this 5 day extravaganza consisting of numerous genres such as dance, drama, music, poetry, choral showcase and a whole lot more!

The Business of the Arts

2017-03-07 00:00:00.0

Celebrating 29years of South African contemporary dance, the Dance umbrella festival presents over 50 new works of young choreographers who display their amazing talents at the Wits Theatre Complex. Tune in as we look into award winning individuals who use the platform of dance to express themselves and their message to the world.

The Business of the Arts

2017-02-28 00:00:00.0

SA born UK artist Jennifer Morrison has an exciting exhibition that explores color, shape, movement and rhythm. Get a first-hand look into how her futuristic art is setting new benchmarks in the industry.

The Business of the Arts

2017-02-21 00:00:00.0

The Pretoria Art Museum recently hosted the TACIT exhibition in association with Dionysus Sculpture Works. Tune in to find out about sculpture and the process involved in mastering this art and why implicit learning remains an integral part of creating work that lasts a lifetime.

The Business of the Arts

2017-02-14 00:20:00.0

Six Business leaders recently got a chance to lead an orchestra, conducting a song of their choice… the trick however was the fact that it was their first time ever taking up such a leadership role. We find out how the CEOs in front of an orchestra initiative is quite similar to running a big organization.

The Business of the Arts

2017-02-07 00:00:00.0

The exhibition Masked Reality explores the issues of social and economic injustice that not only affect South Africa but the rest of the world. Hosted by CIRCA Gallery in partnership with Deutsche Bank, don’t miss the artist Blessing Ngobeni as he brings you into his world of tackling socio-political matters through visual art.

The Business of the Arts

2017-01-31 00:10:00.0

Ulwembe is a multi-award winning ground- breaking, poignant incisive theatre production about dependent drug-use and community transformation made possible by the National Institute for Humanities and Social Science in collaboration with the Hillbrow Theatre this piece affords local theatre audiences the opportunity to walk in the shoes of the misunderstood.

The Business of the Arts

2017-01-24 00:00:00.0

The Goodman Gallery recently hosted the ‘A Pile of Stones’ exhibition. We go behind the scenes with artist Clive van den Berg to discover how he uses his work to evoke a critical look at themes of masculinity in Syria and Iraq.

The Business of the Arts

2017-01-17 00:00:00.0

The 2016 Arts Journalism of the Year Award winners recently took place at the Nando’s Central Kitchen in Johannesburg. Tune in to find out how the National Arts Festival and Business and Arts South Africa continue to recognize excellence in journalism, while celebrating the arts and the creative sector.

The Business of the Arts

2017-01-10 00:00:00.0

Some of South Africa's top CEOs and business leaders were put to the test as they swapped the boardroom for the stage. Business of the Arts SA challenged industry leaders to conduct the JHB Festival Orchestra.

The Business of the Arts

2016-12-13 00:00:00.0

The Playhouse Company is an historic institution dedicated to the arts and culture industry in KwaZulu Natal. Find out about the developments of this national establishment over the past year and what festive offerings are in store for theatre goers of all ages.

The Business of the Arts

2016-12-06 00:00:00.0

In rewarding excellence in dance, choreography and arts administration as well as teaching, the Moving into Dance Company recently celebrated the class of 2016. Find out who walked away with prestigious awards with assistance from the RMB Fund as well as Anglo American.

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