OPEN CALL: UNEMPLOYED ART – BASED CREATIVES IN PHILIPPI TOWNSHIP

OPEN CALL: UNEMPLOYED ART – BASED CREATIVES IN PHILIPPI TOWNSHIP
Cape Town Arts Festival (CTAF) in partnership with Ariva Arts Foundation & Philippi Art Centre (PAC) funded by Business Arts South Africa (BASA) Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP4) CYCLE 1 and Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC) is inviting unemployed art-based creatives from PHILIPPI TOWNSHIP for a 3-month training programme in events and marketing management. The training is part of Cape Town Arts Festival’s EMPLOI (Education Mentorship Programmes for Leadership Ownership and Innovation) to develop and empower local artists, especially after the devastating effects of COVID-19 on creatives.
Unemployed art-based creatives are considered skilled creative individuals, who previously made a living from an art and culture discipline and would have a portfolio or body of work.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
• You must be an unemployed art-based creatives from Philippi Township.
• Working age (18 – 35 years) can participate. Preference will be given to the youth, women and persons with disabilities.
• Participants must have an original ID and/or original refugee status documentation.
• Participants must have a local bank account, in their name, and will produce all relevant account details on the day they sign the contract.
• The Participant cannot be concurrently enrolled on any other public employment program such as the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), the community work programme, the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme or the Youth Service.
• People receiving a full disability grant or NSFAS are NOT eligible.
• Students enrolled in tertiary institutions are NOT eligible.
Successful applicants will go through a 3-month training in events and marketing management. Interested unemployed art-based creatives can send their profiles or portfolios to pesp@capetownfestival.org.za, closing date is on the 20th of September 2023 before 5 pm.

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