Category: Residency
Artist, Residency

Bronwyn Katz

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Bronwyn Katz (b.1993, Kimberley, South Africa) graduated with a BFA from the Michaelis School of Art in 2015 and was awarded the Simon Gerson Prize. Katz’s oeuvre incorporates sculpture, installation, video and performance. Her solo exhibition, Groenpunt was held at blank projects in 2016, and she has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including the 12th Dak’Art Biennale (Senegal, 2016), The Quiet Violence of Dreams (Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, 2016), Figure and 3 881 days at blank projects (2016). Katz is a founding member of iQhiya, an 11-women artist collective which has performed across various spaces, including Greatmore Studios, the AVA Gallery, and Iziko South African National Gallery, with an upcoming performance at Documenta14. Katz lives and works between Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Artist Opportunities, Residency, Uncategorized

Young Female Residency

The Bag Factory is inviting applications for the Young Female Residency Award

The Bag Factory is looking for young emerging artists to apply to the Visiting Artist Residency Programme.

The programme, sponsored by studio artist Benon Lutaaya will offer an emerging female artist working in the field of drawing, painting, printmaking, collage or sculpture a 5 month residency at the Bag Factory.

The residency will offer the selected artist an opportunity to interact with local artists, develop and grow their creative practice, to expand their network internationally and to experience a climate of cultural diversity.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is Thursday 10 June 2017 For application requirements, click hereabc
Artist Opportunities, Residency

Kooshk Residency

The Bag Factory Artists' Studios and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and Johannesburg for two South African and two Iranian visual artists. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 1-31 May, 2016 in Johannesburg. In this one month, the Iranian artists have the opportunity to work in Johannesburg, South Africa and collaborate with the South African artists. The space will be open to a local public of artists, students, and art critics. The program will end with a presentation and a panel discussion. The second part will be held from 1-31 July, 2016 in Tehran, Iran. The same South African and Iranian artists will participate in the second part. There will be a presentation and a panel discussion at the end as well. The application is open for visual artists from South Africa and Iran, interested in site-specific practices and the socio-cultural context of South Africa and Iran. Applicants have to be interested in exchanging ideas and consider the participation in both parts of the projects. Applicants will be evaluated by a committee of the organizers mentioned above and will be informed by e-mail. For the Iranian artists, accommodation and studio space for period of one month in Johannesburg will be provided by Bag Factory. All the expenses for airfare, insurance, medical coverage for the duration of the program, any visa fee and the living expenses such as travel and food will be by the artist himself. Iranian artists are responsible for all required travel documents including visa and insurance. Program for South African artists includes: accommodation (a room to share for two people) and studio space for period of their stay in Tehran that will be provided by Kooshk