- VISUAL ART: A wide range of painters, sculptors, photographers and print makers will be participating both independently and as represented by their galleries.
- PERFOMANCE ART: A month-long programme of local & international performance art
- FUTURE MASTERS: A curated exhibition to showcase mid-career artists, serving to bridge the divide between the older, established market and the new emerging markets.
- COMIC ART (Brought to you by ComicArtAfrica)
- PHOTOGRAPHY: A curated element brought to you by Snapped magazine and a space for photographers and galleries to exhibit independently
- VIDEO & FILM: A selection of video & film pieces will be screened
- FASHION & CULTURE: SKATTIE will showcase their unique brand, an effortless cross-over between fashion, art and culture
- URBAN ART: Mural and graffiti artists will be invited to exhibit examples of their work, as well as take part in live art events
- ART FOR CHANGE: Art with a particular focus on environmental and social change
- DESIGN & ART: Leading typographical muralists, designers, illustrators and artists will explore the crossover between design & art
- ART SuperMART: THAT ART FAIR’s dedicated pop-up shop will sell the work of multiple creatives, from multiples, books and zines to t-shirts, jewellery and merchandise
- WORKSHOP & TALKS: Educational and topical programmes curated for emerging and established creative practitioners & the public
- You apply and we let you know whether your application is successful or not
- You make your own travel and accommodation arrangements
- You can apply to various funding bodies or your Department of Art and Culture for a subsidy or funding for you to attend THAT ART FAIR
- You get your work together ready to ship or carry to THAT ART FAIR
- If you cannot be at THAT ART FAIR yourself, we will hang the work on your behalf and we will have permanent staff to liaise with clients and confirm sales
- You will be advised of any sales when made
- Manic Global (our logistics partner) will handle the administration of sales and will process payments from the purchaser and pay over to you. There will be an administration fee involved (amount T.B.C.)
- A contract will be sent to you on confirmation of acceptance of your application
About ART AFRICA magazine:
THAT ART FAIR is an initiative of ART AFRICA magazine, formerly Art South Africa magazine, Africa’s only contemporary art magazine for over thirteen years. The leading quarterly African contemporary arts magazine based in Cape Town, South Africa, ART AFRICA is founded and published by Brendon and Suzette Bell-Roberts. The publication is dedicated to transformation, growing networks and creating opportunities for young artistic talent in the contemporary African art world.
About Brendon Bell-Roberts:
For the past twenty years Brendon has been designing, curating and publishing. With more than 100 major publications and exhibitions under his belt, he has helped launch the careers of many of South Africa’s top artists and creatives. Together with his wife Suzette he is the founder and publisher of ART AFRICA magazine, which has evolved into a digital platform in keeping with his focus on the role of creativity, sustainability and positive change in the African digital revolution. Brendon is also co-founder of the Sustain our Africa summit, expo and festival and the THAT_COLLECTIVE Communications Consultancy. His projects combine creativity, sustainability and positive change, helping to define the future Africa.
About Suzette Bell-Roberts:
After completing a BA LLB at the University of Stellenbosch, Suzette practiced law for a number of years. Together with husband Brendon, they co-founded the cutting edge Bell-Roberts Gallery in 1999 and launched ARTsouthAFRICA magazine 3 years later. An unfaltering commitment to the promotion of the contemporary arts, and a particular focus on art from Africa, now culminates in THAT ART FAIR. Suzette is currently working towards a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law, with a focus on the visual arts.
About Manic Global:
Manic Global specialises in executing Blue Chip Travelling Exhibitions, based in South Africa, The UAE and South America. The most recent project is The Art of the Brick, which will visit Cape Town in December 2014 and Johannesburg in 2015. Other exhibitions include Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Real Pirates.
About Auriti Fine Art Advisory:
Auriti is a fine art advisory firm providing specialised services in selected markets. Auriti provides a complete fine art advisory service tailored around the needs of individual and corporate collectors. Auriti initiates to provide fine artists from the African continent a broader audience and create innovative, value generating commercial relationships.
About MOAD (Museum of African Design):
The Museum of African Design (MOAD) is the first museum on the African continent dedicated to design. A cultural hub, rather than a collecting institution, MOAD devotes itself to exploring the ever-changing African continent and diaspora. MOAD manifests its commitment to this vision by documenting the dynamic world of African design; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs; by collaborating with partner institutions around the world; and by supporting unparalleled scholarship on African design.
THAT_COLLECTIVE is a communications agency dedicated to creating positive change in the arts, culture, creativity and sustainability sectors. Creating and delivering content ranging from publishing, design, events and digital platforms, THAT_COLLECTIVE develops communications strategies, digital and print platforms and events with a vision to grow new audiences in Africa and beyond.