Mphethi Morojele

              Mpethi Morojeleis owner and founder of the MMA Design Studio, an award-winning architecture and urban design studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa.  For the last 25 years MMA has been involved in often iconic and ground-breaking architectural and urban projects in various countries on the African continent including … Read more

Dr. Same Mdluli

            Dr. Same Mdluli is an artist, art historian, and writer living in Johannesburg.  She holds a PhD in History of Art, MA in Arts and Culture Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and a B-Tech degree in Fine Arts from the University of Johannesburg. Her research interests are … Read more

Usha Seejarim

        Usha Seejarim is a conceptual and socially engaged artist who uses found objects to communicate complex and simple ideas about the domestic position of women.Seejarim holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the University of The Witwatersrand and currently studying an MBA through Henley University. She is a sculptor who … Read more

Molemo Moiloa

                      Molemo Moiloalives and works in Johannesburg, and has worked in various capacities at the intersection of creative practice and community organizing.  She currently works on notions of ungovernability, social infrastructures of cultural organizing, and relationships to nature. She is one half of the artist … Read more

Kagiso Pat Mautloa

                      Kagiso Pat Mautloais a prominent South African  artist and a full time practicing studio artist at Bag Factory Artists’ Studios Kagiso Pat Mautloa studied art at Jubilee Art Centre in 1969 and at Johannesburg‚í.s Mofolo Art Centre in 1970. He obtained a Fine Art Diploma … Read more

Deputy Chairperson – Zachary Isdahl

        Zachary Isdahl is an experienced strategist, relationship builder, and team leader,  With nearly 20 years of leadership experience primarily in East and Southern Africa,Zachary Isdahl is recognized for his creative thinking, cultural competence, and demonstrated ability to successfully lead international research and programs in complex and politically sensitive environments. He currently … Read more

Chairperson of Board of Directors – Veronica King

                      Veronica Kingis a leading facilitator and ICF PCC certified executive coachbased in Johannesburg, South Africa.Veronica King is also the founder and CEO of Emuthini Consulting. It has become one of the leading Black-owned female-owned companies focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion, team and leadership development … Read more

SUMMER SALON 2023 EDITION   Application Deadline: Tuesday 17 October, 2023 at 12:00 pm (SAST) TO APPLY, PLEASE FILL IN SUBMISSION FORM FOR QUERIES EMAIL: Incomplete and late applications will NOT be reviewed.Apply NowSUMMER SALON SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION The 2023 Open Call for applications for Bag Factory’s annual Summer Salon is now OPEN.  Following … Read more

STUDIO AVAILABLEAPPLY HERETIER 1/ TIER 2 STUDIO AVAILABLEThe Bag Factory is looking for Johannesburg-based contemporary visual artists to take up tenancy in two of our studios and become part of our community of artists.  Applications are open to artists based in Johannesburg (or in the process of relocating). Joint applications are also welcome for a … Read more

I’ve known riversABOUT THE SHOWExhibition Opening:                        Saturday, 22nd July 2023, 11 am – 2 pm   Exhibition Walkabout:                     Saturday, 5th August 2023, 11 pm – 12 pm         ________________ For more information on the exhibition and media related enquiries, please contact: Bag Factory Communications Department: Zinhle Zwane (she/her): Office: +27(0)11 834 9181 & Email: Insta: … Read more