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Diriyah Art Futures opens applications for emerging new media artists
The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced a call for applications for its ‘Emerging New Media Artist’ Programme, set to take place at the soon-to-open Diriyah Art Futures (DAF) centre. Latitudes spoke to Ibrahim Alsanousi, the acting CEO of Museums Commission, to learn more about their educational programme.
Latitudes Podcast featuring Valerie Kabov
Valerie sits down with host Refiloe Mpakanyane to explain her approach toward supporting the artist; thriving in spite of the capitalist head-winds that Creativity faces; the need for unbowed and professional art criticism and the foundational need for art in every single person’s life.
Latitudes Podcast featuring Milisuthando Bongela
Milisuthando Bongela is an award-winning writer, editor, cultural worker, artist and now, film-maker. In this episode we discuss, among many other things, her debut film, the self-titled: Milisuthando, a coming-of-age documentary that explores growing up in South Africa during and after Apartheid.
Latitudes Podcast featuring Osei Bonsu
Host Refiloe Mpakanyane speaks with British-Ghanaian, Tate Modern, curatorial powerhouse, Osei Bonsu. A sought-after curator of contemporary art, Osei’s work has taken him all over the world, advising museums, art fairs as well as private collections. Before joining the Tate Modern as Curator of International Art, he had established the digital platform, Creative Africa Network, where he drew upon his experience to mentor artists and re-imagine more meaningful ways to create value for and among African artists on the continent.
Announcing the 2024 RMB Latitudes CuratorLab participants
Hailing from Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, Namibia, Zambia, Mozambique and South Africa, these 10 aspiring curators are set to receive both professional guidance and one-on-one mentorship from industry-leading curators as they work towards curating their own shows on Latitudes.
There’s an Art to Giving: Here are our top tips
As gifting season hurtles towards us, Mary Corrigall asks the question – is it possible to buy art that you love, and is also a good investment? Whether you're shopping for yourself or for a loved one, Corrigall gives key advice on how to go about choosing a work, and offers up a holiday wish list of her own.
Latitudes Podcast featuring Ekow Eshun
In this episode, host Refiloe Mpakanyane talks to Ekow Eshun; a British writer, journalist, broadcaster and curator, about his abiding penchant for doing the difficult (and sometimes agonising) in order to spark meaningful conversations in audiences. A thoughtful and considered conversationalist, Ekow reflects on a multifaceted and impactful career that has spanned magazines, books, curating and broadcasting.
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