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​Portfolio Workshop

DATE: 7- 11 July

The 5 day workshop is aimed at equipping applicants with further skills to be able to develop an art or design portfolio required as part of the application process. It is ideal for students who have not done art at school or those wanting to improve their current skills

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​Deconstructing Dogma

an exhibition of transgressive Christian iconography in South African art

Curated by: Prof Karen Von Veh

6 May 2014
18:30 for 19:00
UJ Art Gallery, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus

(corner Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park)

The exhibition closes on 29 May 2014

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posted 29 April 2014



University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Architecture Department’s master’s programme were asked to architecturally update the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) and its precinct.

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23 April 2014

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​2014 Design Indaba Emerging Creatives

The Design Indaba Expo and Conference is held annually in Cape Town, the 2014 design capital of the world, to expose and honour the phenomenal talent within South Africa’s creative industry.

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Public Lecture by Willem Boshoff

Thursday, 10 April 2014
FADA Gallery, Bunting Road Campus, University of Johannesburg

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Posted 2 April 2014

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Design Indaba Simulcast- UJ, FADA Auditorium… 



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Date: 24 July-15 August 2014​
Venue: FADA Gallery, Universality of Johannesburg, Bunting Road Campus

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posted 16 July 2014

​​​Green at heart

Amanda Breytenbach believes creating a sustainable environment should be the core component of interior design training. By Thabo Mohlala

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posted July 2014​

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​FADA, BTech Industrial Design students at Home makers Expo 2014

The Gauteng HOMEMAKERS Expo, held from 27 February to 2 March at the Coca-Cola Dome, turned 21 this year!

FADA, BTech Industrial Design students participated in this exhibition designing the Repurpose(d) show feature.

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posted 11 April 2014

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​Green Week

The 2014 theme for this yearly inter-departmental collaboration was “Community Matters”. This year the project focused on Participatory and Human-centred design, with a focus on Community Engagement in the field of service learning.

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posted 11 April 2014

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​Chair Project

The donation of 12 custom designed children’s chairs to the Ethmbeni Children’s Home resulted from a collaborative project between the departments of Industrial design and Interior design in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.

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posted 11 April 2014

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FADA Student Showcase | 2014

Here at FADA we’re proud of the fact that the FADA gallery hosts a series of cutting-edge exhibitions throughout the year.  One of the highlights for us is the annual student exhibition, the FADA Showcase, which provides a platform to show off the best work of graduating students.

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posted 14 February 2014





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