covert adjective not openly acknowledged or displayed hidden or secret In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bag Factory is one of many institutions around the world which has closed its doors and postponed or cancelled its public programme ‘until further notice’. Following the lead of other countries, South Africa implemented a nationwide 21 day … Read more

Open Call: Submit Work for the Bag Factory’s 2020 Winter Salon: Are We There Yet?

Open Call: Submit work for the 2020 Winter Salon: Are We There Yet?The Bag Factory’s 2020 WINTER SALON: Are We There Yet? looks to provide an opportunity for emerging artists to showcase and sell their work alongside the Bag Factory’s mid-career and established artists. The show’s theme considers the labels applied to different stages of … Read more Open Call: Submit Work for the Bag Factory’s 2020 Winter Salon: Are We There Yet?

Vacancy: Project Coordinator

VACANCY: PROGRAMME COORDINATOR AT THE BAG FACTORYPost: Programme CoordinatorContract: Fixed term, 6 months (with possibility to extend)Hours: Full time, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (and weekends / evenings when required)Location: Bag Factory, JohannesburgClosing date: Sunday 23 February 2020 (midnight)Commencement: As soon as possibleThis is a unique opportunity to join the Bag Factory during a time of transition and to … Read more Vacancy: Project Coordinator

Bag Factory / Luso-Linkup : Call for Applications

Bag Factory/Luso-Linkup Open Call 2020 open to curators based in Angola and MozambiqueSupported by an ANT Mobility Grant from Pro Helvetia Johannesburg financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)Residency dates: 1 – 30 September 2020 (4 weeks)Application Deadline EXTENDED: 30 April 2020 (midnight) This residency will give one emerging curator from Mozambique … Read more Bag Factory / Luso-Linkup : Call for Applications

Dudubloom More: delicate/tendency/response

Delicate/Tendency/ResponseA solo exhibition by DuduBloom More (2019 Cassirer Welz Award winner)1 – 22 FEB 2020The Bag Factory is excited to present Delicate/Tendency/Response, a solo exhibition by DuduBloom More, the winner of the prestigious 2019 Cassirer Welz Award, presented by the Bag Factory in partnership with Strauss Education and Kalashnikovv Gallery.In this newly created body of … Read more Dudubloom More: delicate/tendency/response