WELCOME to the Joburg Fringe 2017

OPEN CALL  - NB deadline has been stretched up to SUNDAY 16th July 2017

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JOBURG FRINGE 07 - 10 September 2017

We invite artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists, curators to submit a proposal for a space in which to show art: Activism, conceptual, design, functional / dysfunctional, installation, intervention, Other, performance, photography, sculpture etc


Opening:  Joburg Fringe opens its doors Wednesday 06 September 4.00 pm. 

Where:  Victoria Yards next door to Nando’s headquarters, Victoria Road, Lorentzville, Joburg

Fee:  R6500   

Size of space:  ca. 25 square metres of floor area, includes marketing, media coverage and bright lighting! PLEASE NOTE: this year we will not be providing walls. Existing walls will go on a first-pay-first-serve basis.

Deadline for submissions:  16 July 2017 - submission is free

Selection confirmation via email:  24 July 2017

How: Go to the heading SUBMISSIONS (top of this page). You will need to register to fill out the online submissions form.

Note:  You are welcome to share costs, share a booth, find a sponsor, offer help…


Of each artist / project / group we will be requiring:

  • Up to 10 images, images should be labelled in the following sequence: Artist, title, year the work was completed, medium, size (with the measurements in cm height x width (x depth)), edition. Maximum upload size: 26 MB. Resolution: Between 1200 and 2000 pixels on the longest side.
  • A statement about the work / project in these images(max half an A4). 
  • Bio of10 lines of the artist (s) / curator (s)

Moving image works (up to ca. 5mins) will be shown on a looped projection at R400 per artist.  We will communicate with video artists regarding format. This fee covers the expenses of projector rental, space and editing the work together. 

Performance artists can participate in the performance programme for a fee of R400. 

Jury:  Will be advertised on our Facebook page shortly.

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