Established in 1996 the Centre for Creative Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organisation based within the School of Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

 Objectives

  • Provision of creative platforms and economic opportunities for established and emerging artists, innovative voices, marginalized communities, and cultural industries.
  • Facilitation of exchange opportunities and network development between African and international cultural practitioners.
  • Provision of seminars, training workshops, and career-development initiatives.
  • Serving industry imperatives, aspirant artists, community organisations, educational institutions and disadvantaged communities.
  • Strategic development of audiences.
  • Generation of positive media attention for the arts.

 

ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTRE FOR CREATIVE ARTS:

The principal work of the CCA is the co-ordination of four annual festivals:

Time of the Writer

Durban International Film Festival

Jomba! Contemporary Dance Festival

Poetry Africa  

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The CCA is also involved in ad hoc festivals, conferences, concerts, exchange projects, training programmes, networking dynamics, information exchange, Pan-African and international cooperation.

 

Get more information on our Festival page