- Category: Art Scene
- Written by Press Release
This is a national call to South African artists to respond to the theme “Wish You Were Here”.
MBDA “Wish You Were Here” is open to contemporary visual artists’ nationwide, as well as graphic professionals, photographers and architects, who feel that they have a singular vision of the Nelson Mandela Bay.
Aside from numerous prizes for the winners (presently R22 950), submitted works will also have a chance to form part of the Selectors’ Choice – an exclusive travelling exhibition that takes in the 2015 Absa Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees and National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. The exhibition launch is 19 September, to coincide with Heritage Day (24 September) and Heritage Month (September) at the Athenaeum, Port Elizabeth.
The exhibition will remain open for 3 weeks, until 17 October, after which, selected portions of the show will travel to specific high-density NMB centres. Artists can download the conditions of entry, and entry form from the following website: www.artsjourney-nelsonmandelabay.co.za - downloads