Guest Curator: Stephanie Blomkamp of Oath
Latitudes ArtistLab: An Open Call for Emerging Artists
[BR]OTHER: A new book on Xenophobia
Guest Curator | Binwe Adebayo's Top Five
Contemporary Art for Your Zodiac Sign
Joburg Alight in Sibusiso Gcaba’s Street Photography
Sibusiso Gcaba's photographs press pause on the relentless reel of the city.
12 Apr 2021
Folly, Frailty and Fear | A Virtual Walkabout with Diane Victor
Renowned South African artist Diane Victor’s latest solo exhibition opens at UJ Art Gallery on the 14th of April 2021 with a live-streamed virtual walkabout.
Latitudes ArtistLab - An Open Call for Cape Town-based Artists
Latitudes ArtistLab is a skills development programme for artists looking to make a name for themselves in the industry.
07 Apr 2021
[BR]OTHER | A Visual Record of Xenophobia in SA
“No African is a foreigner in Africa! No African is a migrant in Africa! Africa is where we all belong!” - Professor Achille Mbembe
29 Mar 2021
The Open Call Collection Auction
The Lockdown Collection (TLC) and Latitudes present an online auction, created by 21 emerging artists, the proceeds of which will go towards benefitting artists affected by Covid-19.
17 Mar 2021
Contemporary Art for your Zodiac Sign
Art has never been a career that one gets into for the stability. It’s more often than not an urgent calling that can’t be ignored...
23 Feb 2021
Behind the Artwork: Wim Legrand’s ‘we’re Toast!’
An artwork is generally published with a title, a date, a size and a price. There’ll be some information about what it was made with...
15 Feb 2021
An enclosure and an opening: Jeanne Gaigher's 'tango'
An interior is a place that keeps the people inside safe from rain, wind, sunstroke, heatwave, wild animals, other people, and various threats of other kinds.
08 Feb 2021
Guy Tillim, Tshililo (right) and her friends share a one-roomed apartment in Cape Agulhas, Esselen Street, Hillbrow. View artwork here.
Sibusiso Gcaba, Right Behind You, 2019. View artwork here.
Tommaso Fiscaletti and Nic Grobler, LUZUKO DALASILE, IZIKO PLANETARIUM PRESENTER, CAPE TOWN, 2017. View artwork here.
Nonzuzo Gxekwa, The Queen, 2019. View artwork here.
Daniel Levi, Fake President, 2020. Oil on canvas. Signed on reverse. View artwork here.
Luxolo Witvoet, Nubian Girl, 2020. Photography. View artwork here.
Stephanie Blomkamp is the founder and editor of Oath, a print magazine dedicated to championing African photography. Here she chooses her favourite photography on Latitudes.
Behind the Artwork: John-Michael Metelerkamp's 'Cove Street'
John-Michael Metelerkamp’s oil painting Cove Street is an imagined observation of a real street in Knysna where he grew up. Go behind the artwork with us.
06 Apr 2021
A place for museums, foundations and corporate institutions to contribute to Africa’s shared cultural heritage by showcasing their art collections.
12 Mar 2021
When asked what keeps her busy day to day, Binwe Adebayo replies, “Whew, way too much”. She’s not exaggerating.
19 Feb 2021
Guest Curator: Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose
22 Mar 2021
Solo Show | Puleng Mongale | Heaven on Earth
Doyle Wham and Latitudes are delighted to present a solo exhibition of Puleng Mongale (b. 1991, Orlando East, Soweto), surveying key works from the artist's burgeoning oeuvre.
17 Feb 2021
The Sun Rises Daily : Five SA artists using the people’s paper
Daily Sun has been captivating, enraging and entertaining South Africans for almost two decades with its outrageous...
Don't Miss: The Latest Shows on Latitudes
Rorke completed a short residency at the David Krut Workshop in Arts on Main, Maboneng, Johannesburg in October 2020.
02 Dec 2020
Why Art makes the best gift: Works for under R10,000
With the festive season hurtling towards us, it's time to start thinking about how to celebrate the people who got us through 2020.
24 Nov 2020
Book Review | The Journey: New Positions in African Photography
The Journey: New Positions in African Photography, edited by Simon Njami and Sean O'Toole, comes out of a ten-year project –
17 Nov 2020
Collect | a New Way of Buying Art
Last week, Latitudes was invited by Between 10and5 to curate our first Instagram auction. The auction saw several bidding wars, and adding to the fun was the fact that many of the bidders were first-time buyers.
07 Sep 2020
Embodying Forms of Knowing and Being
Enos Nyamor looks at digital arts from Africa and their potential for connection to the past and invention of the future.
01 Jul 2020