The Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize is a residency that aims at supporting a young emerging artist in South Africa. The project started in 2017, the artist Blessing Ngobeni sponsored a studio award for a young artist to take a residency at his studio in Bag factory. This year the Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize has offered […]
In 2018, the recipient of the BNAP (Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize) was Simphiwe Buthelezi. She was invited to the SABC news show Morning Live to speak about work and exhibition at The Bag Factory.
Tendai Mupita is the first recipient of the Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize. At the time the award was still called the Blessing Ngobeni Studio award in Bag Factory. Working through a visual language that presents contemplations on meditative states; Mupita explores the processes and conditions of meditation through drawing, painting and mixed media. With a range […]