Friday, July 10, 2015

Joburg Fringe 2015 Online Submissions!

This year we have a first!
We have set up an online submission page on our website to simplify the procedure.

You can go directly to
and in ntaa you're in.

Monday, July 6, 2015

OPEN CALL for the 8th JOBURG FRINGE 2015

When: 11 - 13 September 2015
Where: Upstairs, Arts on Main, Maboneng
Opening & party: Joburg Fringe opens its doors Friday 11 September 10am. Party on Saturday 12 September
AWJ Art Week Joburg 2015 Hub date for Maboneng: Sunday 13 September
We invite artists, artist groups, art collectives, gallerists, curators to submit a
proposal for a booth in which to show art: performance, painting, sculpture,
game, video, projects.
Fee: R3000
Size of booth: 10 square metres
Walls and lighting, press coverage, advertising, invitations, ground floor plans and flyers, vynal for stall included in price
Deadline for proposal: 30 July 2015 - email to
Selections confirmed by: 3 August 2015
▪ You are welcome to combine 2 or more booths, share a booth, find a sponsor, offer help ;)
▪ Please find details on our website
▪ Watch our fb page for more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


If you get your CV, digital high res pics and fee in to us by the 27th June,
the BONUS is that we will be able to include your name on the
ARTWEEK JOBURG 2014 info  which VANSA  takes to print end of June.

Thursday, June 19, 2014


Artists based in Berlin and wishing to participate on the Joburg Fringe - we have a  drop-off station in Berlin
for 3 more days as of today 19th, 20th and 21st of June.
Contact us via our website to arrange delivery. Those artists who have already delivered their work to the Berlin adress, please ensure that you email all your documents to us ASAP, ie high res scans, biography and proof of payment.

Thursday, June 5, 2014




INFO +PAYMENT DEADLINE  Monday 21st of July 2014
SUBMISSION DEADLINE  Friday 1st of August 2014
Dear artists, artist groups, art collectives and gallerists

We invite you to submit artworks for the seventh Joburg Fringe.

The 2014 Joburg Fringe is being held from 21st to the 24th   August 2014


*artists can submit up to 3 original works

*the work must be able to hang on a wall

*no jury 

*we curate – ‘Rene Bloch salon style’ hanging

*handling fee of R250 per artist with max 3 works (same for 1 work)

* handling fee for galleries and collectives is R250 per artist

Together with our annual VideoART! screening we will be hosting a surprise invited curated show


* there will be a personal drop off and collection point in Joburg and Cape Town - to be announced.

* work from far off can be posted or sent with own courier,  artists to have a plan about getting their work back afterwards- address to be announced

* artist’s readable name on the reverse side of the artwork and signature if you wish.

* participating artists agree that the Joburg Fringe may use their work for advertising and media purposes related to the Joburg Fringe.

* each submitting artist gets 4 free tickets for the opening night. (There will be an entrance fee for the opening night big bash; thereafter the Joburg Fringe entrance is free)

* artists to be aware that pins may be used to hang their work.

* galleries and collectives  who submit work must have signed consent forms or acknowledgement from their artists that they have their permission to  exhibit on the Joburg Fringe.

* we will try to help promote and sell the work throughout the show, although the artists presence is always welcome and beneficial.

* Joburg Fringe takes 25 % commission of any work sold.

* we will handle the artworks with care and respect, however Joburg Fringe  is not liable for any loss, theft or damages that might arise directly or indirectly as a result of transportation and exhibition.

All submissions must be accompanied by the 4 requirements below or they will not be considered. Please email your documents to

and ensure that they reach us no later than Monday 21 July 2014.


1.    High res images of the artworks submitted with the artists surname + title of the work as the image name.

2.    Word document with full captions of each work including: artists name, title of the work, year, medium/ material/s, measurements in cm (height x width x depth), edition if necessary.

3.    CV or biography, these will be used for our press purposes, please note that we will not edit or correct text.

4.    Proof of payment

R250 handling fee per artist to be deposited into the Joburg Fringe account no later than 21 July 2014
Account name: Joburg Fringe

Bank: First National Bank

Branch: electronic payments

 Account number: 62326005578
Reference: Name of artist, gallery or collective

Proof of payment to be emailed to

The handling fee includes admin, exhibition space, hanging, lighting opening party invitations, flyers and an online catalogue.

We will issue you with an invoice.

As always many thanks to our sponsors, interns and volunteers for helping to keep the Joburg Fringe affordable for artists.

We look forward to seeing your works!

Venue for this year’s Joburg Fringe to be announced soon.

Send questions to us at

Watch either of our face book pages for ongoing info

this facebook

or this facebook  

INFO +PAYMENT DEADLINE  21st of July 2014  

SUBMISSION DEADLINE   1st of August 2014 

Remember this one ?                                                                                   photo by CS

Monday, September 2, 2013

Joburg Fringe 2013 OFFICE PARTY fun draising

Friday, 6 September 2013

time: 8pm

place: the BANNISTER HOTEL, 9 De Beer Street, Braamfontein
drink: cash bar
eat: boerrie rolls
dance: fab dj line up
entrance: R30

  • come and dance whilst supporting our good cause which is to support the joburg fringe which needs money to pay the pumpkin and the snazzy slippers so she can entice the big gallerists, big dealers and big spenders in sandton to make her aquaintance... and be sure to visit us in back in Braamies next year!

Thursday, August 15, 2013


The Joburg Fringe 2013 JURY will now take place on the
8 September
Linda Givon, Melissa Mboweni                      and members of the Joburg Fringe will make up this year's jury.

Submittors will be notified of the results on Monday 9 September