Agenda in Focus: Social Entrepreneurs

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Refilwe Nkomo
Director, Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA)
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Agenda in Focus: Social Entrepreneurs

Imagine a world where art is central to how we think about and create the world we want to live in. Image: VANSA
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Art Map South Africa is aimed at providing artists, curators, writers and researchers from other countries with a first point of entry into the existing infrastructure for contemporary visual arts in South Africa, as a basis for networking, creative collaboration and research. It is also designed with the needs and interests of people entering the field in South Africa in mind. This website gives you an overview of a wide cross-section of key organisations and institutions. You will find information about museums, galleries, alternative art spaces, magazines, events, development organizations and tertiary institutions. Image: VANSA

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Exploring access and radical sharing of the arts, and its broader role in society. Image: VANSA
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