RMB Latitudes CuratorLab presents 10 selected curators
RMB Latitudes CuratorLab is a practice-based, online curatorial residency for emerging curators in Africa. This year, ten aspiring curators all the way from Ghana, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Nigeria and South Africa will be guided through a facilitated online residency.
All aboard the LuCAC express
When Norwegian-based Zambian Artist Victor Mutelekesha began to conceive of a space that would function as a repository of the arts, it naturally followed that LuCAC would become a station that highlights the multiplicity of cultural identities present in the capital city.
Announcing RMB Latitudes CuratorLab 2023
RMB Latitudes CuratorLab is a practice-based, online curatorial residency for emerging curators in Africa. In 2023, 10 aspiring curators will be guided through a facilitated online residency, designed to offer practical experience in the industry and to hone their curatorial skills.
Mihloti ya Ntsako: Reflecting on the art collection as a journey
The book Mihloti ya Ntsako – Journeys with the Bongi Dhlomo Collection, is both a chronicling of a collection and a biography of its collector, the accomplished artist, curator and arts administrator, Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa, better known as Ma Bongi Dhlomo.
Simon Njami on Jean-David Nkot's Corps de P@ges
The Melrose Gallery presents Jean-David Nkot's solo show Corps de P@ges. Jean-David Nkot is above all, at least for the moment, a painter. His work, even when it contains elements of abstraction, is essentially figurative, obsessed with the body and its representation.
A-SWIVEL: 7 asides on abstraction
Everywhere, it seems, abstraction is the resurgent signifier. How so? Because we are tired of being told what to see and value? Because ours is a world riven by identity politics, split by extremism on the Left and Right, consumed by the spectre of fascism – by Absolutes.
Joburgers are clamouring to see a trio of paintings
Is it possible to hold an exhibition with only three paintings? More importantly, can you drum up an audience without disappointing them? Surprisingly, a Joburg-based curator, Clive Kellner, director of the Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation (JCAF), has managed to achieve both with the latest exhibition, Kahlo, Sher-Gil, Stern: Modernist Identities in the Global South.
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