BASA Awards - Harnessing Creativity.

Harnessing creativity - What is the formula for creating work that fuses culture, creativity, and commercial objectives?

Discussions with businesses who are working with creatives

As we are poised to recognise the 2021/2022 BASA Award recipients, we speak to past Awards adjudication panellists to understand how each successive Awards show gained a keen understanding through a review of the previous year’s ceremony.
17 Aug 2022 English South Africa Arts · Business

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