Luso-Linkup (Angola/Mozambique)

 1 – 30 Sep 2020 We are very excited to introduce Luamba Muinga (Angola) and Sara Carneiro (Mozambique/Portugal) as (virtual) curators in residence for our Luso-Linkup project. They will have an opportunity to meet local artists and arts professionals through a series of focussed online networking meetings and produce a digital publication on the creative … Read more  Luso-Linkup (Angola/Mozambique)

Joe Turpin (RSA)

1 JUN – 31 AUG 2020 Joe Turpin is a South African visual artist. Born in Johannesburg in 1995, his practice focuses on historically charged & informed narratives and semiotics, and the physical expansion of painting as practice. Turpin is drawn to temporal conversations of decolonization, so called ‘positionality’, race and what it means to … Read more Joe Turpin (RSA)

Bag Factory Virtual Open Studios

25 APR 2020Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our Autumn Open Studios scheduled for 25 April 2020 has been re-imagined as a virtual event.Virtual Open Studios | 12 – 4pmLocation: Facebook and our website ( virtual open studio event will include videos, virtual studio visits, and an online panel discussion with our (remote) residency artists, offering visitors a … Read more Bag Factory Virtual Open Studios

Meet the Artist – Erla S. Haraldsdóttir

Meet the Artist: Erla S. Haraldsdóttir13 MAR 2020, 11:00Please join us on Friday 13 March 2020 from 11:00-12:00 for a presentation of artworks by visiting artist Erla Haraldsdóttir.Erla (Iceland/ Berlin) has been on residency at the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios since mid-January 2020Please RSVP by Wednesday, 11 March 2020 to confirm your attendance.Erla intends to … Read more Meet the Artist – Erla S. Haraldsdóttir

Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa (Zimbabwe) – Art Connection Africa

2 SEP – 29 NOV 2019 Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa is a researcher, writer and emerging curator working in Harare. She is currently the Curator for Education and Public Programming at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare.She has worked on various projects for example Basket Case II, the Mawonero/Umbono publication, the Zimbabwe Pavilion at the 56th Venice … Read more Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa (Zimbabwe) – Art Connection Africa

Candice Krammer – Self funded Residency

Born in Johannesburg, Candice Kramer holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand. She has had two solo shows at Obert Contemporary and NIROX projects respectively.   Candice has participated in a number of group shows. Her work has consistently been sold into both private and corporate collections including Spier, Nandos, RMB … Read more Candice Krammer – Self funded Residency

Erla S. Haraldsdóttir (ICELAND)

15 JAN – 14 APR 2020Erla S. Haraldsdóttir works with painting, animation, video, and photomontage as a means to appropriate and restructure reality. An academically trained painter, she currently focuses on painting where the physicality of paint and colour create space, light, and shadow. Her work combines figurative motifs, abstract colour, and patterns with painterly … Read more Erla S. Haraldsdóttir (ICELAND)

2018 Bag Factory Young Female Artist Resident, Malebona Maphutse

Malebona Maphutse (b.1994) is a Johannesburg based artist who has completed her BA (Fine Art) Degree at the University of Witwatersrand in 2017. She works in and outside of the academic institution. She enjoys reading, listening to jazz, hip hop, tranquil, reggae, soul, neo-soul, folk and kwaito music. She is also a poet and enjoys … Read more 2018 Bag Factory Young Female Artist Resident, Malebona Maphutse