Embodied & EmbeddedABOUT THE SHOWBag Factory Artists’ Studios is delighted to present the opening of the joint exhibition by the 2022/23 Young Womxn Studio Bursary Award recipients, Kay-Leigh Fisher & Nadia Myburgh, entitled: Embodied & Embedded Exhibition Opening:  Saturday, 2nd September 2023, 11 am – 2 pm  Exhibition Walkabout/Workshop: Saturday, 16th September 2023, 10 am … Read more

I’ve known riversABOUT THE SHOWExhibition Opening:                        Saturday, 22nd July 2023, 11 am – 2 pm   Exhibition Walkabout:                     Saturday, 5th August 2023, 11 pm – 12 pm         ________________ For more information on the exhibition and media related enquiries, please contact: Bag Factory Communications Department: Zinhle Zwane (she/her): Office: +27(0)11 834 9181 & Email: communications@bagfactoryart.org.za Insta: … Read more

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

Bag Factory Reflections Exhibition

Bag Factory: Reflections 27 May – 23 June 2023 Bag Factory Artists’ Studios is pleased to present Bag Factory: Reflections – a new group exhibition comprised of photography, video, painting, printmaking and mixed media artworks.  The exhibition is focused on celebrating the work of dynamic visiting artists who have joined the Bag Factory family within the … Read more

Patrick Rulore Exhibition

635 Suurman Street, Section 6, Hammanskraal.Patrick Rulore The Bag Factory in association with Makgati Molebatsi Art Consulting, are delighted to announce the public opening of Patrick Rulore’s solo exhibition, entitled: 635 Suurman, Section 6, Hammanskraal.In this body of work, Rulore explores the depiction of intimate human moments that co-exists alongside socio-economic challenges, aspirational goals, and … Read more

Anna Ehrenstein's Writing Workshop

WORKSHOP Writing Workshop We are pleased to have hosted Anna Ehrenstein’s writing workshop. Amidst the cold weather our participants came in their numbers to unpack ideas around artistic research which includes placing focus on writing concepts. Anna poses interesting questions such as when does research become artistic? In what time or phase can research become … Read more

Its a Mixtape Group Exhibition

Sharlene Khan Love, loves me not II, 2021. Digital colour hand-painted photography and glitter, Photo credit: Sharlene Khan and Mujahid SafodienIt’s a Mixtape… This exhibition is a celebration of artists in residence, esteemed alumni, and guests. “It’s a Mixtape…” showcases an array of artworks with 30+ paintings, drawings, and mixed media works on the show, … Read more

Past Exhibitions

Cassirer Welz Award Winner Bulumko Mbete’s exhibition: I’ve known rivers22 July – 11 August 2023Bag Factory at Turbine Art Fair27-30 July 2023Bag Factory: Reflections27 May – 23 June 2023It’s a Mixtape … Group Exhibition27 November 2022 – 24 February 2023Annual Summer Salon Fundraiser17 September – 18 November 2022Mpumelelo Buthelezi – Ukuzihlukanisa4 – 30 June 2022Kutlwano … Read more

Summer Salon 2022

EXHIBITION Annual Summer Salon Fundraiser 17 September – 18 November 2022 Following on from previous successes of the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios annual Summer Salon, the 2022 Summer Salon looks to provide an opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to showcase and sell their work. The funds raised from this event will go towards … Read more

Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu

EXHIBITION Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu -Botsalano le Megopolo: En nous, entre nous 6 August – 9 September 2022 The Bag Factory is delighted to announce the opening of 2021/2022 Young Womxn Studio Bursary funded by our alumni and artist Sam Nhlengethwa. Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu are recipients of this bursary. In this exhibition, … Read more