EM Mirembe

2 SEP 2021 – 30 NOV 2021Bag Factory is pleased to announce that EM Mirembe (Uganda) will join us in a fully-funded residency at the Bag Factory from 2 September to 30 November 2021. This residency is part of Art Connection Africa, a cooperation of KfW Stiftung and Triangle Network to foster visual art exchanges, capacity … Read more EM Mirembe

Kutlo Mabua

1 SEP 2021 – 30 NOV 2021We’re excited to announce that Kutlo Mabua (Botswana) will be joining us in a fully-funded residency at the Bag Factory from 1 Sep – 30 Nov 2021. This residency is part of Art Connection Africa, a cooperation of KfW Stiftung and Triangle Network to foster visual art exchanges, capacity … Read more Kutlo Mabua

Cassirer Welz Award: 10 Year Retrospective2021 marks a year of momentous milestones for the Bag Factory. In addition to celebrating the organisation’s 30th anniversary, the Bag Factory is proud to commemorate 10 years of the Cassirer Welz Award, presented annually in partnership with long-term sponsor Strauss&Co.The award was founded in 2011 by the late Nobel … Read more

Vincent-Schier

1 SEP 2022 – 31 SEP 2022Bag Factory is delighted to announce that Vincent Scheir (Germany) will undertake a fully-funded residency at the Bag Factory from 27 Feb – 26 May 2021. As part of TURN 2 RESIDENCY The aim of the project is to facilitate research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial … Read more Vincent-Schier

Federica Bueti 

1 OCT 2021 – 30 NOV 2021Bag Factory is delighted to announce that Federica Bueti (Germany) will undertake a fully-funded residency at the Bag Factory from 27 Feb – 26 May 2021. As part of TURN 2 RESIDENCY The aim of the project is to facilitate research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial … Read more Federica Bueti 

More Than We Can BearA solo exhibition by Joe Turpin03 July 2021 – 31 July 2021The Bag Factory is pleased to present More Than We Can Bear, a solo exhibition of new work by Joe Turpin. Produced over the course of a year long residency at the Bag Factory Artist Studios, this body of work deals … Read more

PANEL DISCUSSION: RE/PERFORMING LIVE ART IN SOUTH AFRICA

Please join us for a conversation around live art on Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 18:00 CATNeo DisekoLerato ShadiNelisiwe XabaABOUT THE PANEL DISCUSSIONThe Bag Factory, a pioneering contemporary visual arts organisation in Johannesburg, currently celebrates its thirty year anniversary. Numerous acclaimed South African artists who specifically engage with live art have been resident artists at the … Read more PANEL DISCUSSION: RE/PERFORMING LIVE ART IN SOUTH AFRICA