New shows at Latitudes Centre for the Arts
Latitudes Centre for the Arts (LCA) is proud to present a new exhibition focusing on the work of four artists who offer a thought-provoking window into their interior lives, revealing their most intimate thoughts and delving deep into the new reality and challenges of our contemporary lives.
Hedwig Barry and the Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction
Le Guin tells us that fiction can be like the carrier bag, a receptacle for all sorts of incidentally found things, and I want to venture that the paintings included in Hedwig Barry’s solo exhibition, Unrest, on show at Guns & Rain until 27 October, do the same thing. They too are tools “that [bring] energy home”.
Fuzzy disciplines: Artistic collaboration in South African fashion design
While collaborations between artists and fashion, furniture or homeware designers are not uncommon in South Africa, there remains some confusion and even skepticism around the extent to which the disciplines of contemporary art and design can and should overlap.
Latitudes Centre for the Arts
After the fantastic success of RMB Latitudes, our first physical event since 2019, Latitudes is excited to launch a second offline offering. Latitudes Centre for the Arts (LCA) is a physical, multi-purpose exhibition space in Johannesburg dedicated to the year-round promotion of artists and galleries on the continent.
New Perspectives: A three way dialogue on sheltering spaces
ESSAY is an exhibition that showcases a cross-generational dialogue through the works of three artists - Sam Nhlengethwa, Katlego Tlabela, and Cinthia Sifa Mulanga. The exhibition, which forms a Special Project at RMB Latitudes, and is presented by Lexus in collaboration with Goodman Gallery, explores the complexities of identity, culture, and artistic heritage through a nuanced approach to colour and line.
Collecting Art: A guide to finding the next big artist
Are you looking to discover new, exciting artists? Many collectors and art enthusiasts seek the advice of experts when it comes to finding emerging artists with great potential but the key to this is often about redefining what ‘potential’ means.
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