The Artisan - Volume 3

Taking the arts, culture and heritage sector into the future


International dance connections sparks local innovation

Contemporary dance is counted among one of South Africa’s most valuable, and politically aware, performing arts sectors – forging innovative ways to express the new freedoms and cultural diversity of post-apartheid South Africa.

NAC Flagship project profile: Madi a Thavha

Breathing new life into the Limpopo craft market. Arriving at Madi a Thavha just outside Makhado, in the lushness of Limpopo’s mountains, lakes and forests, one is immediately taken by the traditional sculptures and artworks placed all over the grounds of this unique guest house and art centre.


Celebrating our collective PAST

After recent outbursts on social media, the issue of racism was again placed on the forefront of the national agenda, with government and the national assembly taking a firm stance against it.