Newsletter #58 – Spring 2014

Tizas y moldes

"Work in Progress" (2013). Photo: Roberto Ruiz.

On view until 30 April

Exhibition 'The Margins of the Factory', by Iratxe Jaio & Klaas van Gorkum, ADN Platform, Sant Cugat (Barcelona).

Photo gallery | Archive

"The Margins of the Factory" presents two recent projects by the Rotterdam-based duo Iratxe Jaio & Klaas van Gorkum motivated by their interest in art's relationship with labour.

Saturday 12 April, 10:30am: Breakfast and guided visit. Please write to [email protected] if you would like to join.

Related content:

Archive of social media posts on storify
Feature in Mousse Magazine website, 26 February 2014.
Review by David G. Torres, 'Antropología del trabajo', El Cultural, 7 Marzo 2013.
Review by Miguel Amado, Artforum Critics' Picks, 4 April 2014.

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In May

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Courtesy: Gertrude Contemporary.

Visiting Curator Program, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia, 12 May–7 June 2014.

Gertrude Contemporary's Visiting Curator Program is an initiative in which an invited international curator undertakes an extended residency in Gertrude's Studio 18. During this period, Gertrude Contemporary facilitates a series of studio visits and meetings with artists and professionals involved in the Australian contemporary arts sector.


MADA website announcing the lecture.

Lunchtime Art Forum and seminar, MADA | Monash University of Art Design & Architecture, Melbourne, Australia, 14 May

This free-entry lecture will introduce recent aspects of Latitudes' curatorial practice and be followed by an afternoon seminar with candidates from the Curatorial Practice PhD, a programme launched in March 2014 initiated and led by Tara McDowell.

In June

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Curating Lab 2012. Courtesy: NUS Museum

Lead Facilitators, Curating Lab 2014–Curatorial Intensive, National University of Singapore and Hong Kong (11–20 June)

Alongside artist, curator and writer Heman Chong, Latitudes will lead the first phase of Curating Lab 2014, a week-long curatorial intensive in which participants engage with the practice of exhibition-making through lectures and tutorials concluding with a field trip to Hong Kong. Organiser: NUS Museum. Support: National Arts Council.


Recent writing


Max Andrews' review of Lucy Skaer's exhibition at Tramway, Glasgow, frieze #161, March 2014.

Max Andrews' review of Pablo Helguera's "Librería Donceles" exhibition at Kent Fine Art, New York, frieze #160, Jan–Feb 2014.

Mariana Cánepa Luna's text on 'Time Bank' for the digital publication accompanying the show "7,000,000,000", curated by Arlandis Marroquí, EACC, Castellón.

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Recent blog posts


About Latitudes

Latitudes is an independent curatorial office initiated in April 2005 by Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna, that works in an international context from and in Barcelona, Spain. We initiate and develop contemporary art projects in association with institutions and collaborate with artists in productions encompassing a range of organisational forms and scales: genres of display and presentation; editorial practice and publication; forms of assembly, hosting and programming; as well as theoretical and interpretative contexts. Since 2012 Latitudes is a member of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art.

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