Guest Curator | Binwe Adebayo's Top Five
When asked what keeps her busy day to day, Binwe Adebayo replies, “Whew, way too much”. She’s not exaggerating.
19 Feb 2021
Latitudes Online: Looking Back on 2020
As the year draws to a close, Latitudes take inspiration from Tumisang Khalipha's artwork 'A Moment of Silence' to look back on the challenging, yet transformative, year of 2020.
06 Dec 2020
Latitudes Celebrates: Africa's Design Talent
Embracing a multidisciplinary approach, Latitudes sheds new light on contemporary African design. By regularly presenting...
02 Dec 2020
NEW SHOW | Lost in the Crowd
Duo show "Lost in the crowd" with recent artwork by Olivia Mae Pendergast & Larry Otoo. From 24 October till 29 November 2020, Out of Africa Gallery, Barcelona.
10 Nov 2020
NEW SHOW | Stay Real Black For Me
What does it mean to identify as 'Black', to be affirmed and experience a sense of belonging in our skins and cultural ethnicities of choice?
04 Nov 2020
EXHIBITION: Love Sick, a solo show by Norman O'Flynn
Norman O’Flynn’s entertaining observations about the absurdity of the world we live in will be the focus of his 2020 solo exhibition...
27 Oct 2020
Meet the Collector | Mary Aboujaoude
This week we get to know collector and Art Advisor Mary Aboujaoude. Mary has always travelled extensively, having...
EVENT: Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival
In its seventh year, Fak’ugesi is a celebration of technology and creativity by Africans for Africa. A project of Wits University’s Tshimologong...
12 Oct 2020
Apollo Magazine 40 under 40
Apollo magazine announced the Apollo 40 Under 40 Africa list last week. The list features 40 people below the age of 40...
05 Oct 2020
Wana Udobang: A Live Talk & Film Screening
Bodies contain more than flesh and bones, they house the spirit as powerful vehicles for the exploration of 'self' if we choose them to be.
22 Sep 2020
A Toast to Cinthia Binene Sifa
08 Sep 2020
The New Artistic Age of Self-representation
A necessary reprieve from the market logic of established galleries has been helped along by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has opened online...
02 Sep 2020
Object Time: Materialism, Material Ecology, Matter and Stuff
Duchamp’s piss pot, aka Fountain, is over a hundred years old. A stone-cold prank – art as ready-made – it survives...
31 Aug 2020
‘farewell to Good Good Friends’ at Smith
The first art review I ever wrote was for a show at Smith. It was called Close Encounters, a group show about intimacy. I remember...
19 Aug 2020
FEATURE | Literature and Linework
18 Aug 2020
Save the Date: Online Unveiling by Hannelie Coetzee
Die Noute/The Narrowing 2019 combines artist Hannelie Coetzee’s love for stone and asking questions. It is a question...
COLLECT | Guest Curator, Beathur Mgoza Baker's Weekly Selection
Embodying HIR-SELF is an exhibition presented by Latitudes Online in partnership with Madlozi Art Africa. It was curated by Beathur Mgoza Baker...
17 Aug 2020
Athi-Patra Ruga’s ‘interior/exterior / Dramatis Personae’
A saga is a long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval prose narrative in the Old Norse or Old Icelandic traditions...
11 Aug 2020
WEBINAR: 'HIR-SELF' AT WORK IN THE ART WORLD
Womxn are hard at work in the art world and creative industries everywhere. But do they receive the recognition they deserve?
05 Aug 2020
How Online Art Fairs Are Changing the Art Market
Not surprisingly it is art fairs that have been the most impacted by Covid-19 and the social distancing measures that have been put in place...
28 Jul 2020
Further Reading In Articles
'ARE THERE ANY LEFT?’
A sales frenzy at London's 1-54 Fair reflects the heated demand for African Contemporary Art.
20 Oct 2021
Collector Mark Ramirez On Art That Gives Him A Physical Reaction
US-based collector Mark Ramirez believes if you dream about an artwork, you should buy it.
12 Oct 2021
African Artists Playing With Fashion
Contemporary African artists are painting a picture of globalisation, creativity, technology and individuality on the continent through their subjects’ personal style.
27 Sep 2021
Paul Emmanuel's Substance of Shadow
Social anthropologist, Mark Auslander, reflects on Paul Emmanuel’s solo exhibition Substance of Shadows.
15 Sep 2021
Explore Innovative Works by Four Daring Zimbabwean Artists on Artnet Auctions
Fadzai Muchemwa, curator of the 2022 Zimbabwe Pavilion at the Venice Biennale writes about four up and coming Zimbabwean artists featured in Africa Present on Artnet Auctions.
07 Sep 2021
Sadie Clayton’s Positive Vibrations
Getting to know the UK artist in 10 Questions.
23 Aug 2021
Latitudes co-curates Artnet's Africa Present auction
Latitudes will be co-curating the 'Meet' section of Artnet Auctions’ second Africa Present sale, an auction designed to highlight the work of up-and-coming as well as established artists from the African continent.
20 Aug 2021
Celestial Callings and Ancestral Portals
Also known as Ndebele Superhero, artist Zana Masombuka talks about the making of ‘Umseme Uyakhuluma’ with a power team of all women.
17 Aug 2021
Benji Reid Laughs At Gravity
Choreographer and photographer Benji Reid takes flight in his first solo show at October Gallery.
10 Aug 2021
Glitch Art: Quick Five with Artist Tristan Baia
A quick-five with artist Tristan Baia by CuratorLab participant Jordan Anthony for her show En(In)vision.
04 Aug 2021
Not Setting History In Stone
We chat to artist Talya Lubinsky, a participant in Chelsea Selvan’s CuratorLab exhibition, What shapes us? Makes us? Guides us? as she shares her thoughts on the material relationship between permanence and disintegration embodied in memorial sites and cemeteries.
28 Jul 2021
A critique of pure Art: Lesego Moncho’s Creative Index
A feature on Lesego Moncho's works in '‘O mang? O tswa kae? O ya kae? Heritage curated by Boitumelo Maditshaba Makousu's exhibition, written by Abongile VuliZulu Keswa.
27 Jul 2021
JH PIERNEEF: IN/SIGHT
Strauss & Co presents a single-artist auction devoted to one of South Africa’s most renowned and iconic painters, JH Pierneef.
21 Jul 2021
Translating Home: On works by Assaf Shoshan and Manyaku Mashilo
‘Translating Home’ is an online exhibition of artworks produced by artists from Southern Africa and France. Curator Bontle Tau, a participant of the 2021 Latitudes CuratorLab programme, reflects on the meaning of home and invites us to journey through works by two artists in her group exhibition.
Memory as a Location
Artist Bulumko Mbete reflects on the meaning of memory in her work feartured in the exhibition LOCUS/LOCATION curated by Lesole Tauatswala.