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<nettime-ann> A call to young Cape Town creatives


Young Cape Town creatives working in all disciplines are invited to apply to join the CAPE Africa Platform?s Young Creatives Programme.
An innovative new art awareness initiative, the Young Creatives Programme aims to facilitate skills development, promote fresh creative talent and independent artistic vision, and inspire exchange between Cape Town?s diverse artistic and cultural communities.
Successful applicants of will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop series facilitated by leaders in South Africa?s creative industries and to get involved in the CAPE 09 Exhibition, a ground-breaking contemporary art event set to happen at venues throughout the city.
Application is by nomination only and is open to creatives working in all disciplines ? from art and design to film and music - who are between the ages of 18-35.
The programme is offered free of charge to participants willing to show commitment by allocating time to this and other CAPE Africa Platform programmes.
Running time: Saturdays, April 2008 - July 2009
Application requirements

* letter of nomination (please ensure that you have a nominator eg: community leader; mentor; teacher)
* your letter of motivation
* cv

Please specify areas of interests in your letter of motivation:
* Film / video
* Sound/ music
* Performance / theatre
* Painting/ sculpting
* Digital media
* History /theory
* Art writing/ journalism/ media/ publications
* Fashion /design
* Project management/ marketing/ fundraising
* Other (please specify)

Applications must be sent in no later than 11 April 2008
To be sent to:
Address: 8 Spin St, Cape Town 8001
Tel: 021 461 2325
Fax: 021 461 6873


About the CAPE Africa Platform

CAPE produces ground-breaking contemporary art events: rooted in the local yet global in impact. It culturally reconnects Cape Town, South Africa, Africa and the Diaspora, crossing socio-economic, cultural and geographic divides to offer a view of contemporary African art as integral to daily life, accessible - even playful, and vital to development and transformation.
See www.capeafrica.orgfor more details.
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