Bronwyn Katz: Erf

Working primarily with discarded bedsprings sourced from forgotten and neglected spaces in Johannesburg’s CBD, Katz has produced a body of work titled Erf. The exhibition is a continuation of Katz’s process-based work, through which she explores the potential of her material to serve as markers and representations of space and memory.Artworks/ Installation/ Openning Featured Articles Video interviews 

Inside Jobs – a solo project by Pebofatso Mokoena

20 SEP – 4 OCT 2018 Engaging in theories of time, chaos, probability and randomness, the exhibition marks the artist’s consistent push to make sense of the chaotic nature of overwhelming global cultures, socio-politically, psychologically, and personally.In short – the works on this exhibition are rooted in conversations about the nature of one’s individuality mingled around … Read more Inside Jobs – a solo project by Pebofatso Mokoena

What is South Africa, even? Vol.2 Curated by Carlyn Strydom

Curated by Carlyn Strydom28 February – 20 March 2019   ‘What is South Africa, even? Vol.2’, a group exhibition curated by Carlyn Strydom, recipient of the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios 2018 Curatorial Development Programme, features works by Jasmin Valcarcel, Thina Dube, Ronald Muchatuta, Vivien Kohler, Neo Gilder, Andrew Ntshabele and Simphiwe Buthelezi. The exhibition is … Read more What is South Africa, even? Vol.2 Curated by Carlyn Strydom

MalebonMamoloyi, Ba Re Wa Loya: F*#k Your Fake Ass History

Mmamoloi, Moloi, Mamoloyi, Ba Re Wa Loya: Fuck Your Fake Ass History (Presented By Mamoloyi Healing Ministries) “The settler makes history and is conscious of making it. And because he constantly refers to the history of his mother country, he clearly indicates that he himself is the extension of that mother-country. Thus the history which … Read more MalebonMamoloyi, Ba Re Wa Loya: F*#k Your Fake Ass History

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

Richard ‘Specs’ Ndimande: The beast of prey and its prey

This exhibition is about conversations we have about outward situations that fill the mind with sorrow, and then go about contributing to the same situations by individually seeking power, domination and achieving. The discussions about how dreadful society is without realising that we part of society and we are equally responsible for for all the … Read more Richard ‘Specs’ Ndimande: The beast of prey and its prey

In Silva: a visual narrative

Wandering In Silva, or “in the forest” you will encounter a visual narrative “brought to life”.Similar to a tableau vivant or a “living picture”, a visual narrative can either be performed live or depicted through an artwork. Conventionally the actors are stationary and silent, carefully posed with props and scenery while the emphasis is placed … Read more In Silva: a visual narrative