Bag Factory at 2023 Turbine Art Fair

Exhibiting at the 2023 Turbine Art Fair  In 2023, the Turbine Art Fair (TAF) will take place at Hyde Park Corner on 27 – 30 July. TAF  is a uniquely South African Art fair that brings together exhibitors from around Southern Africa to present, sell and celebrate works. The fair has become the epicentre of … Read more

Line & Gesture – Exhibition

3 – 13 SEP 2018   “When Degas told Ingres that he intended to be a painter, the master, after saying, C’est grave: c’est très grave,” added “Faites des lignes. Faites beaucoup de lignes. (Draw Lines. Draw a lot of lines).”- Walter Sickert, The New Age, June 16, 1910. This group exhibition brings together work … Read more

Tête-à-tête – Exhibition

tête-à-tête positions the exhibition as the culmination of a series of intimate conversations, or back-and-forth exchanges that take place during the process of thinking about, making and showing art. From the initial internal dialogues that take place between the artists and their materials, canvas, concept and ultimately the self, to the discussions artists have with each other, visitors and curators as works … Read more


The _UNDERLINE show is a new annual exhibition and curatorial platform dedicated to supporting independent voices in contemporary art. The inaugural edition opens to the public from 12-15 September 2019 at the Museum of African Design (MOAD) in Maboneng. Bag Factory Artists’ Studios will be presenting the 2019 _PERFORMANCE programme in partnership with _UNDERLINE, showcasing the … Read more

LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE PROGRAMME:  Talent Unlocked 2024 presents a unique opportunity for South African artists in Gauteng to engage in a comprehensive five-month mentorship program. RMB Talent Unlocked offers industry-specific training and one-on-one creative mentorship support, aimed at advancing artistic careers. In conjunction with Bag Factory Artists’ Studios and Artist Proof Studio, programme participants will … Read more