Western Cape Call For Nominations

Full members of Im4theArts in Western Cape are invited to nominate any other full member of Im4theArts in their province to the position of Provincial Representative, to serve and represent the province on the National Steering Committee. The Western Cape – by virtue of having more than 200 members – may elect a second representative. Please note … Read more

The Art Of Resilience

Programme – Online & in person regional & national workshops – free to all this Spring. Personal Resilience (3 – 5 September). Entrepreneurial Resilience (11 – 12 September). Creative Resilience (18 – 19 September). Financial Resilience (25 – 26 September). PERSONAL RESILIENCE ENTREPRENEURIAL RESILIENCE CREATIVE RESILIENCE FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

Im4theArts celebrates one year anniversary with a call to artists to join!

On Martin Luther King Day 2020, the President of Im4theArts, South African opera and indigenous jazz doyenne Sibongile Mngoma stood up and said, “NO MORE!”  She created a Facebook group (Im4theArts) and invited friends and colleagues to come together and look at fresh ways that the creative industries could work together as a collective, starting … Read more

Election Update: National Officials Nominations

The Interim Steering Committee of Im4theArts has received 6 nominations for the seven positions as National Officials (the executive) on the NSC, coming from 5 provinces, 4 men and 2 women. The date for nominations closed on 2 September 2020. We do not have sufficient numbers yet to call an election. We are aware that … Read more

Winter School 2020

The Im4theArts Winter School was a response to members’ needs for capacity-building. This pilot event ran from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 June 2020 offering 12 short courses of 270 minutes, divided into three sessions of 90 minutes on three consecutive days. The early mornings were devoted to introductions to the creative industries in each discipline … Read more

Live stream video: call-to-action

Sibongile Mngoma expresses her anger & frustration at the ongoing carelessness of the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, as he calls a press conference at an inaccessible venue in Port Elizabeth, effectively impeding access to artists in the area. Sibongile calls artists to action to take their talents to Minister Mthethwa’s press conferences … Read more