Application Due Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018

Market Image Workshop, with assistance from the Department of Arts and Culture, is sending a require photography business and photography material production propositions. The Photography Incubator Program will utilize hands-on task experience, integrated with technical and theoretical assistance and mentoring to improving and raising professional photographers’ organisation endeavors and creative practice. The Program will start in October 2018 and end in February 2019.

The Program offers useful experience and direct exposure to totally comprehend significant elements of the business and practice of photography. This consists of photography entrepreneurship and organisation management, archiving, gallery practice, curatorial production, modifying, training and participatory tasks and will check out photography through creative, industrial, and media practice.

The results of the Photography Incubator Program might consist of however is not restricted to:

  • Completely established photography tasks that might take the kind of exhibits, participatory tasks, talks, workshops, open studios, picture strolls, publications, screenings and online tasks.
  • Projects engaging with the general public and in underrepresented neighborhoods through photography.
  • The advancement of a publication as a record and reflection of total activities
  • Each professional photographer being provided the tools and assistance to officially sign up and develop their own photography organisation.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates should be South African and in your area based within Gauteng or show the capability to commute routinely to the Program. Choice will be provided to professional photographers from underrepresented neighborhoods, with a concentrate on Coloured neighborhoods in requirement of task advancement assistance.
  • Candidates should show a high aspiration to be a business owner or company owner. Effective prospects should sign up a business at the end of the Photography Incubator Program.
  • Candidates should show that they have a desire to establish a photography or photography-related organisation, or own a just recently introduced photography organisation that they want to speed up. It is extremely suggested very first time business owners use.
  • Judges will pick candidates who will have the ability to totally take part in the task, and who are most likely to obtain enduring take advantage of the Photography Incubator Program.


The Program is focused on professional photographers practicing in South Africa with a minimum of 2 years of useful experience, who are looking for to enhance their conceptual and creative practice by establishing research study and entrepreneurial abilities. Preferential benefit will be provided to professional photographers from underrepresented neighborhoods.

  • Candidates should send a proposition for a photography activity they intend on pursuing throughout the Incubator Program utilizing the Proposition Requirements and Eligibility Requirements specified listed below.
  • 7 practicing professional photographers consisting of collectives will be chosen through this open call procedure.
  • A panel of judges selected from the personnel of the marketplace Image Workshop will take part in the choice procedure.
  • Shortlisted prospects should be offered for an interview quickly afterwards.

Proposition Requirements

  • Proposed Job description which contains the following (optimum 2 pages):
  1. Information your interests in establishing a photography task and organisation.
  2. A brief proposition of an ingenious photography organisation principle that you want to establish even more with assistance from the program.
  3. A list of proposed task goals/objectives
  • A thorough CV and expert bio.
  • An existing portfolio of 12-20 pictures (Jpeg files, folder not more than 5MB).

All applications should be sent by e-mail to

Candidates are motivated to get in touch with Bekie Ntini on +2711 834 1444 with any inquiries.

For More Details:

Go To the Authorities Website of the 2018 Department of Arts and Culture Photography Incubator

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