OFF/ EXHIBITIONMeeting Places10 APR – 10 MAY 2021Meeting Places is a collaborative exhibition presented by the Bag Factory and Guns & Rain at the new Oxford Parks precinct in Dunkeld. The exhibition features a selection of artists affiliated with the Bag Factory’s studios and Guns & Rain gallery. Join us for the opening on Sat 10 April … Read more

Vacancy: Communications Manager

Communications Manager: Job Description and Person SpecificationClosing date for applications: 31 March 2021IntroductionThe Bag Factory is a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation in Newtown, Johannesburg. With a pioneering 30-year history of providing a supportive infrastructure for artists, the Bag Factory is unique in combining art making with cultural debate and art exhibitions, thereby creating a … Read more Vacancy: Communications Manager

Vacancy: Programmes Manager

Programmes Manager: Job Description and Person SpecificationClosing date for applications: 31 March 2021IntroductionThe Bag Factory is a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation in Newtown, Johannesburg. With a pioneering 30-year history of providing a supportive infrastructure for artists, the Bag Factory is unique in combining art making with cultural debate and art exhibitions, thereby creating a … Read more Vacancy: Programmes Manager

OPEN CALL: TURN2 ResidenciesCuratorial Research Residencies in Johannesburg for curators and cultural practitioners based in Germany. For Residencies in Berlin for curators based on the African continent, please click here.A joint project of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation), the ZK/U – Center for Arts and Urbanistics and the Triangle Network.In collaboration with and … Read more

Bag Factory Internship Programme 2020/21

Opportunity DescriptionPost:Contract:Remuneration:Hours:Location:Closing date:Interviews:Commencement:Project Assistant (Internship)Fixed term, 4 months (1 December 2020 – 31 March 2021)R 5,700 per month (cost to company)9am-5pm, 3 days per weekBag Factory, JohannesburgWednesday 2 December 2020 (10am SAST)Thursday 3 December 2020 (via Zoom)7 December 2020The Bag Factory has two paid internship positions available as part of the Presidential Stimulus Programme supported … Read more Bag Factory Internship Programme 2020/21

ONLINE EVENT Are we not makers of history? Digital publication launch and panel discussion 02 DEC 2020, 7pm (SAST) / 6pm (AST) | Facebook Live Join us for the launch of the digital publication, Are we not makers of history? edited by Luamba Muinga (Angola) and Sara Carneiro (Portugal/Mozambique), produced during the Luso-Linkup virtual curatorial … Read more

EXHIBITION Neville Starling: Worlds are Made and Unmade; I Hear the Music of Spheres 21 NOV – 15 DEC 2020 Preview 21 NOV 2020, 10am – 2pmWalkabout 28 NOV 2020, 11amThe Bag Factory presents the first SA solo exhibition, Worlds are Made and Unmade; I Hear the Music of Spheres by Zimbabwean artist Neville Starling … Read more

Art Connection Africa: Bag Factory Curator Residency Open Call 2021 1 FEB – 30 APR 2021 | Application Deadline: 30 November 2020 (10am SAST) Bag Factory Curator Residency Open Call 2021 Supported by KfW Stiftung in partnership with Triangle Network, open to curators and cultural practitioners based in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Residency dates: 1 February … Read more

Art Connection Africa: Bag Factory Artist Residency Open Call 2021 1 FEB – 30 APR | 2021 Application Deadline: 30 November 2020 (10am SAST) Bag Factory Artist Residency Open Call 2021 Supported by KfW Stiftung in partnership with Triangle Network, open to artists based in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Residency dates: 1 February to 30 … Read more