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Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) is an internationally recognised South African development agency which integrates the Arts into, and contributes to, Corporate's commercial success. With a suite of integrated programmes BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts.
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Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors togetherComplex conversations and the stirrings of systemic change were the hallmarks of the inaugural Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Assembly held from 24-26 March 2021 and presented in partnership with British Council Southern Africa Arts. The fully digital, free event comprised a series of discussions, podcasts, presentations and live panels to address the urgent challenges facing a beleaguered arts sector. It remains online for further exploration at 30 Mar 2021 Read more

Day 2 of Basa Assembly gives voice to our artistsDay two of Basa Assembly gave our local artists the opportunity to offer their perspective on the creative economy, particularly how the current landscape of the sector may limit the critical scope needed for sustainability. 29 Mar 2021 Read more

Basa launches ArtsTrack No. 9 with a curated series of conversationsFocusing both on current cultural policy and cultural investment, Basa kicks off Day 1 of its two-day digital programme with a series of debates and discussions focused on the current cultural landscape and the responsibility on both business and the arts to effect decisive changes for growth in and for both sectors. It will also see the release of Basa's bi-annual research project ArtsTrack No. 9, which tracks consumer engagement within the arts and culture sectors. 26 Mar 2021 Read more

Basa Debut Programme 2021The 2021 iteration of Basa's Debut Programme has outstripped planned key milestones. Unique in its aim to provide business and entrepreneurial skills development to emerging artists in all nine provinces of South Africa, the programme is committed to providing participants with a suite of skills that sweep the range required to launch, build or sustain their creative business ventures. 24 Mar 2021 Read more

Lit lineup for Basa AssemblyBusiness and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), in partnership with the British Council Southern Africa Arts, has announced the programme lineup for their joint venture Assembly. 23 Mar 2021 Read more

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