EXHIBITION‘from present to pivot: a journey through new contemporary painting strategies’16 0CT 2021Kalashnikovv Gallery and the Bag Factory are excited to invite you to a collaborative exhibition that aims to blur the lines between experimental studio practice and the white cube Gallery space.Showcasing established and emerging contemporary artists chosen for their ability to communicate the … Read more

EXHIBITIONSummer Salon 2021Bag Factory’s Annual Fundraising Exhibition: Celebrating 30 Years Saturday 16 October 2021 – Saturday 27 November 2021 We’re excited to present our annual fundraising group exhibition as the Bag Factory turns 30 years old this year, having finally acquired the building that has become a second home to a community of emerging and … Read more

Kutlwano Monyai – Young Womxn Studio Bursary

01 OCT 2021 – 30 SEP 2022The Bag Factory is delighted to announce that Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu have been selected as joint recipients of the annual Young Womxn Studio Bursary, funded by Bag Factory alumni artist Sam Nhlengethwa. They will share a fully funded studio bursary at the Bag Factory for twelve months … Read more Kutlwano Monyai – Young Womxn Studio Bursary

Princia Matungulu – Young Womxn Studio Bursary

1 OCT 2021 – 30 SEP 2022The Bag Factory is delighted to announce that Princia Matungulu and Kutlwano Monyai have been selected as joint recipients of the annual Young Womxn Studio Bursary, funded by Bag Factory alumni artist Sam Nhlengethwa. They will share a fully funded studio bursary at the Bag Factory for twelve months … Read more Princia Matungulu – Young Womxn Studio Bursary

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