Bag Factory, Johannesburg South Africa

Bag Factory, Johannesburg South Africa

Residency at Paper Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa 
September to November 2020.

The Bag Factory is a non-profit contemporary visual art organization in Newtown, Johannesburg. It provides studio space to a cross-generational group of Johannesburg-based artists and international artists. Part of its program involves regular exhibitions showcasing new work by emerging artists to the wider public. Paper Factory is affiliated with the international Triangle Network.

All their programs are accompanied by events and outreach projects that encourage greater understanding of contemporary visual art and stimulate interaction between artists and the local community.

With a pioneering 30-year history of providing a supportive infrastructure for artists, Bag Factory is unique in combining art making with cultural debate  and art exhibitions, thereby creating a fertile international  environment for experimentation, innovation and cultural dialogue between creatives in South Africa and the rest of the world.

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