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 Patrick Rulore Exhibition

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 Anna Ehrenstein's Writing Workshop

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 Its a Mixtape Group Exhibition

Upcoming Exhibitions

Bag Factory: Reflections 27.05 – 23.06.2023, Main Exhibition Hall Bag Factory Artists’ Studios is pleased to present Bag Factory: Reflections – a new group exhibition comprised of photography, video, painting, printmaking and mixed media works. The exhibition focuses on celebrating the work of dynamic visiting artists who have joined the Bag Factory family within the … Read more Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

It’s a Mixtape … Group Exhibition27 November 2022 – 24 February 2023Annual Summer Salon Fundraiser17 September – 18 November 2022Mpumelelo Buthelezi – Ukuzihlukanisa4 – 30 June 2022Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu – Botsalano le Megopolo: En nous, entre nous6 August – 9 September 2022Kenneth Shandu: Azilime Ziyetsheni  7 – 28 May 2022SU TOMESEN: Street Vendors: … Read more Past Exhibitions

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 Kutlwano Monyai and Princia Matungulu

EXHIBITIONMpumelelo Buthelezi: Ukuzihlukanisa4 – 30 June 2022The Bag Factory is delighted to announce the opening of 2021 Cassirer Welz Award winner Mpumelelo Buthelezi’s solo exhibition Ukuzihlukanisa, curated by Thlalefi Maditsi.In Ukuzihlukanisa, Mpumelelo explores ideas of self-reflection, identity, and spirituality through black and white digital photographs. Through a series of self-portraits and portraits, he has produced … Read more

Kenneth Shandu: Azilime Ziyetsheni

EXHIBITIONKenneth Shandu: Azilime Ziyetsheni7 – 28 May 2022The Bag Factory is pleased to present AZILIME ZIYETSHENI a solo exhibition by Kenneth ShanduAzilime ziyetsheni is a visual exploration inspired by what Kenneth Shandu observes as the everyday experiences of smallholder farmers, of the community from KwaSokhulu in the North coast of KwaZulu Natal. Azilime ziyetsheni is … Read more Kenneth Shandu: Azilime Ziyetsheni

EXHIBITIONSizwe Sama: What Makes Your Heart Fly5 – 25 March 2022The Bag Factory is pleased to present WHAT MAKES YOUR HEART FLY a solo exhibition by Sizwe Sama Sizwe Sama’s first solo exhibition What Makes Your Heart Fly is an invitation to celebrate the little things that lead to a sense of fulfilment. Declaring that “you … Read more