'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
Sadie Clayton’s Positive Vibrations
Getting to know the UK artist in 10 Questions.
23 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
While Billy Monk Was Shooting
All of Billy Monk's photographs were taken between 1967 and 1969 in the underground nightclubs of Cape Town. But what was happening in broad daylight, and why was his work never published at the time?
07 Jul 2021
Phumulani Ntuli Tackles the Uncertainty of Our Times
The artist’s recent solo exhibition explored a personal and collective sense of anxiety about a future in South Africa.
29 Jun 2021
Remembering When Life Got Still
Shrines to the minutiae of our lives and the mysteries of death; is still life the artwork of these times?
08 Jun 2021
African spiritualism is the focus of a new generation of artists
African traditions are moving into the mainstream, writes Nolan Stevens.
25 May 2021
The Nature of NIROX Artist Residency
The NIROX Residency invites artists from around the world to the Cradle of Humankind.
18 May 2021
K.Skit’s Three Balloons Embraces the Gift of Life Beyond Trauma
Self-taught artist’s multimedia series uses balloons to convey quest for joy and freedom in the midst of struggle, writes Sandiso Ngubane
A Sudanese Artist’s Journey to Find His Place in the World | Hussein Salim
Mary Corrigall meets with Hussein Salim on the occasion of his largest solo exhibition in Joburg.
11 May 2021
"Interesting things happen on the edge." | An Interview with LR Vandy
A conversation with artist LR Vandy on the life of a maker, art with meaning, and superhero women.
04 May 2021
Family Weekend at Norval Foundation
One weekend a month, Norval Foundation invites families of all ages to enjoy Family Weekend for artist talks, yoga and art treasure hunts.
26 Apr 2021
Behind the Artwork: Jenny Nijenhuis 'This is South Africa'
For 'This is South Africa', Jenny Nijenhuis sewed the used underwear of rape survivors into a South African flag to be hung upside down - a signal for distress. We go behind the artwork.
14 Apr 2021
Guest Curator: Stephanie Blomkamp of Oath
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.
12 Apr 2021
Joburg Alight in Sibusiso Gcaba’s Street Photography
Sibusiso Gcaba's photographs press pause on the relentless reel of the city.
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
Guest Curator: Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose
22 Mar 2021
Further Reading In Articles
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
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
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.