tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-146891772019-11-19T11:44:55.402+01:00LatitudesThe blog of the Barcelona-based curatorial office Latitudes —> www.LTTDS.orgUnknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger661125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-70078698122031819602019-11-02T08:30:00.000+01:002019-11-14T13:32:48.681+01:00Max Andrews' Valencia Feature in frieze magazine, November-December 2019 Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), 1989. Courtesy: Institut Valencià d’Art Modern. Photograph: Juan García Rosell. Max Andrews has written the feature-length article ‘The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Spain’s First Modern Art Museum’ on Valencia for the November–December 2019 (issue 207) of frieze magazine.  The article focuses on the rise, fall, and reinvention of the city’s Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-53932144961430122262019-11-01T11:00:00.000+01:002019-11-14T13:32:13.031+01:00Cover Story—November 2019: ‘Fighting fires in Valencia: the 30-year story of the IVAM’ Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The November 2019 monthly Cover Story ‘Fighting fires in Valencia: the 30-year story of the IVAM’ on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org  "How does a museum recover from scandal? What imperatives exist for regional institutions outside of capitals? When, in 1989, the IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern) opened the doors to its imposing, new, slab-like Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-26992317531034364182019-10-28T08:00:00.000+01:002019-11-12T20:20:49.085+01:00Lecture ‘Curating in the web of life’ in Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 7 November 2019 at 7:30pm Image: Dan Perjovschi. On November 7, 2019, at 7:30pm Latitudes will present the lecture ‘Curating in the web of life’ in the context of the public programme related to the group exhibition ‘The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030–2100’ on view at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, until December 1, 2019.  Curated by Snejana Krasteva and Ekaterina Lazareva, the Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-39865113018007999942019-10-23T14:49:00.000+02:002019-10-30T17:03:51.240+01:00Report: Trip to Chicago and Detroit in pictures, 18–25 September 2019 Good morning Chicago! As we shared in our recent newsletter, in mid-September we had the opportunity to visit Chicago and Detroit, thanks to an invitation from Stephanie Cristello, Artistic Director of EXPO Chicago, who we met last year during the 2018 Amsterdam Art Weekend. As participants of the inaugural collaboration between EXPO CHICAGO and Red Bull Arts Detroit Global Curatorial Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-85396754029893093452019-10-14T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-22T18:36:20.737+02:00Conferencia ‘4.543 miles de millones y la naturaleza social abstracta’, Jornadas Eremuak, Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao, 17–19 octubre 2019 Imagen gráfica de las jornadas. Cortesía eremuak. Latitudes ha sido invitada a participar en las jornadas 2019 de eremuak, que tendrán lugar en la primera planta de Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao, entre el 17 y el 19 de octubre del 2019.  Tituladas ‘-K/-S naturak / naturalezas’, el comité de eremuak (formado por Maider Lopez, Aimar Arriola e Iñaki Imaz), pretende hacerse eco de los ‘variados Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-78612489015555128132019-10-08T20:53:00.001+02:002019-10-30T17:00:54.887+01:00Helene Romakin interviews Latitudes for artfridge.de www.artfridge.de Over the course of the Summer, Helene Romakin (PhD candidate at the Institute for the History and Theory of the Architecture, ETH Zurich) interviewed us for the Berlin-based online platform www.artfridge.de run by the art historian and curator Anna Lena Werner. As Helene mentions in her introduction, we met last July in Valencia, after Mariana's conversation with Lara Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-66430332866581113082019-10-04T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-22T13:40:07.951+02:00Report: Latitudes' participation in the festival TODAY IS OUR TOMORROW initiated by PUBLICS in Helsinki Poster announcing the festival in a street in central Helsinki. Photo: Latitudes. As partner organisation in the transdisciplinary festival ‘Today Is Our Tomorrow’ initiated by PUBLICS, Latitudes participation consisted in inviting Argentinian-born, Amsterdam-based artist Mercedes Azpilicueta, to perform at Club Kaiku on September 13, 2019. Façade of Kaiku, Helsinki. A day Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-81672266434318319332019-10-01T14:50:00.001+02:002019-10-01T14:54:09.344+02:00Cover Story—October 2019: Mercedes Azpilicueta in Helsinki Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The October 2019 monthly Cover Story ‘Mercedes Azpilicueta in Helsinki’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“Buitre! burra! cabeza! cabezona! cabrona! cachivache! cachucha! cachufleta! cagada! cagadora! cagona! cajeta!…” Mercedes Azpilicueta’s performance ‘Yegua-yeta-yuta’ (2015–ongoing) is a part scripted, part improvised litany of hundreds of Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-85200130348161207962019-09-27T14:06:00.001+02:002019-09-29T18:54:08.638+02:00PUBLICS' Library in Helsinki incorporates Latitudes-edited publications 5kg of Latitudes' publications now in PUBLICS' library. We are glad to announce that PUBLICS in Helsinki now has all Latitudes publications available for consultation in their library (with the exception of the monograph "Lara Almarcegui, Projects 1995–2010" which is out of print). Our first publication, "LAND, ART: A Cultural Ecology Handbook" (RSA/Arts Council England, 2006, also out of Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-74811494764482739512019-09-16T08:00:00.000+02:002019-09-16T12:21:32.303+02:00Max Andrews' text for Rasmus Nilausen's solo exhibition ‘Bluetooth’ at Copenhagen's Overgaden Rasmus Nilausen, ‘Better Half’ (2019), oil on linen, 160x130cm. Photo: Roberto Ruiz. Courtesy: the artist. Max Andrews of Latitudes has written a text on Rasmus Nilausen for his forthcoming solo exhibition ‘Bluetooth’ opening September 20, 5–8pm, at Copenhagen's Overgaden. Institute of Contemporary Art. ‘Bluetooth® is a two-way digital wireless standard that enables the exchange of Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-92001500509877232732019-09-09T18:04:00.000+02:002019-09-16T12:38:30.388+02:00Participants of the 2019 EXPO CHICAGO/Red Bull Arts Global Curatorial Initiative, Chicago and Detroit, 18–23 September 2019 Photo: Latitudes.  Latitudes has been invited to join EXPO CHICAGO’s Curatorial Exchange programme. This year their visitor programme has been expanded with the introduction of the Red Bull Arts Global Curatorial Initiative, taking place surrounding the eighth annual exposition between September 18–23, 2019.  The 2019 Curatorial Exchange will bring ten curators working in countries Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-88065858706685297762019-09-04T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-15T12:17:35.206+02:00Cover Story—September 2019: ‘Polperro to Detroit’ Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The September 2019 monthly Cover Story ‘Polperro to Detroit’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“In 1937 the retired sailor Samuel Puckey began transforming Peace Haven, his 19th-century fisherman’s cottage, into what would become known as The Shell House. Over the years Puckey used his collection of cowries, limpets, clams and other shells fromLatitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-4814052741601540982019-09-02T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-03T15:30:19.180+02:00Partner organisation in ‘Today Is Our Tomorrow’, participation with Mercedes Azpilicueta, PUBLICS – club Kaiku, Helsinki, 12–14 September 2019 Graphic identity of the art festival. Design: julia.studio. ‘Today Is Our Tomorrow’ is a collaborative, collective, and transdisciplinary festival initiated by Helsinki-based curatorial agency PUBLICS, produced in partnership with local and international organisations, initiatives and institutions. The programme will include a co-commissioned and collaboratively curated programme of Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-76912472676457687892019-08-01T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-29T20:05:03.490+01:00Latitudes' "out of office": wrap up of the 2018–2019 season Seen in Malasaña, Madrid. Photo: @marianacanepaluna This is our tenth ‘Out of Office’ post, a tradition which started with this 2008-9 post in pre-Facebook, pre-Twitter, pre-Instagram days. We’ve come a long way, but remain faithful to the idea of sharing behind-the-scenes moments. Below we share a selection of the art we’ve seen, the trips we had a chance to take, the conversations we Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-69957653624301260522019-07-22T17:03:00.002+02:002019-11-14T15:53:00.668+01:00Joan Morey awarded the Botín Foundation's International Visual Arts Grant Joan during the installation of the exhibition 'COLAPSO' in Fabra i Coats. Centre d'Art Contemporani, September 2018. A three-part project curated by Latitudes. Photo: Max Andrews. Latitudes congratulate Joan Morey, one of the eight beneficiaries of the 27th edition of the Botín Foundation's International Visual Arts Grants. His project ‘LA INFLUYENTE’ will be exhibited at the Botín Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-64663851922160840072019-07-01T17:18:00.001+02:002019-07-22T15:52:51.321+02:00Cover Story—Summer 2019: Francesc Ruiz’s Brexit Bristol sequel, ten years ago Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The July 2019 monthly Cover Story ‘Francesc Ruiz’s Brexit Bristol sequel, ten years ago’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“The British political system has collapsed… Once the high streets merely declined with their pound shops, gold traders, and bargain basements… Then they slumped as the "major downturn" began to bite… Yet as the economy Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-64204619295011794112019-06-25T19:49:00.001+02:002019-09-06T14:39:15.583+02:0011 de julio 2019, 19h: Conversación con Lara Almarcegui en el Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) ‘Volcán de Agras. Derechos mineros’. Fotos: Lara Almarcegui. El próximo 11 de julio a las 19h, la artista Lara Almarcegui y Mariana Cánepa Luna (comisaria, Latitudes) mantendrán una conversación abierta al público con motivo de la inauguración de exposición individual de Almarcegui ‘Volcán de Agras. Derechos mineros’ en el Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM), un proyecto coordinado por Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-46076927760213967082019-06-03T15:24:00.000+02:002019-09-03T14:11:44.990+02:00Jurado y tutoría de Barcelona Producció 2019–2020: Proyectos ganadores Nueva imagen gráfica realizada en ocasión del 25º aniversario de La Capella. Foto: Folch Studio. Después de tres intensas semanas de proceso —una dedicada a la lectura de las 259 solicitudes recibidas, otra al debate con los cinco miembros del jurado (formado por Alexandra Laudo, Antònia Folguera, Joan Casellas, Mireia Sallarès y Latitudes, junto a Oriol Gual (director de La Capella) y Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-51379934495433241512019-06-01T10:30:00.000+02:002019-07-01T17:07:17.771+02:00Cover Story—June 2019: ‘Thinking like a drainage basin: Lara Almarcegui’s ‘Concrete’ Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The May 2019 Monthly Cover Story ‘Thinking like a drainage basin: Lara Almarcegui’s ‘Concrete’’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“Lara Almarcegui’s current exhibition at the CAIRN art centre in Digne-les-Bains, southern France, focuses on the nearby Bléone river, its geology, and its exploitation. Latitudes has written an essay entitled ‘Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-54942415570027453672019-05-01T22:39:00.001+02:002019-09-02T16:15:02.959+02:00Cover Story – May 2019: ‘Buenos Aires in Parallel’ Latitudes' homepage www.lttds.org The May 2019 Monthly Cover Story ‘Buenos Aires in Parallel’ is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“Latitudes recently participated in the Parallel Rooms talks programme of Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires. Developed in collaboration with the arteBA Fundación, and taking place during the arteBA art fair itself, these events transpired in four temporary Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-56397777807538338082019-04-22T22:47:00.001+02:002019-10-16T20:23:14.652+02:00Report from Buenos Aires during Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires, Semana del Arte and arteBA fair Invited by Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires to participate in their Parallel Talks programme during ArteBA, Latitudes spent a week in Buenos Aires (9–15 April) visiting a range of studio spaces, non-profit initiatives, commercial galleries, residency programmes, collectors, artists, and the arteBA art fair itself.  (Above) Mariana Tellería ("Dios es inmigrante", 2019) and Carlos HuffmannLatitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-27061120946088123962019-04-08T08:00:00.000+02:002019-10-30T17:02:44.081+01:00‘Thinking like a drainage basin’ essay in the catalogue of the exhibition ‘Lara Almarcegui. Béton’ (Above and below) Installation views of the exhibition ‘Béton’ by Lara Almarcegui at the CAIRN centre d'art, Digne-les-Bains, 2019. All photos: François-Xavier Emery. Lara Almarcegui's exhibition ‘Béton’ opened on April 5 at CAIRN Centre d'art, in Digne-les-Bains, France, and will be on view until June 30th, 2019. Latitudes has collaborated in the bilingual catalogue ‘Lara Almarcegui. Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-70153067429158768872019-04-01T09:00:00.000+02:002019-04-19T20:26:27.658+02:00Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna in Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires' Parallel Rooms programme on 13 April 2019 https://artbaselcitiesba.com Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires in collaboration with arteBA Fundación will host a Talks Programme between April 12–14, 2019. Forty-two speakers from across the cultural sphere will discuss salient topics with the Buenos Aires audience.  Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna of Latitudes will each participate in Parallel Rooms, an Art Basel programme format that Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-10483474507886127782019-03-03T17:49:00.001+01:002019-09-02T16:33:40.562+02:00Cover Story – March-April 2019: Icelandic refraction Latitudes' home page www.lttds.org The March-April 2019 Monthly Cover Story “Icelandic refraction” is now up on Latitudes' homepage: www.lttds.org“It has been speculated that Icelandic spar was at one time used for navigational purposes,” reflects curator Becky Forsythe. Her account of a short Reykjavík day spent with artist Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir is the latest episode of Incidents (of TravelLatitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-14689177.post-90180981584378224462019-02-20T15:32:00.002+01:002019-02-20T17:01:52.633+01:00Latitudes' redesigned portfolio – projects since 2005 After weeks and long hours facing the screen and mining hard disks, we've uploaded Latitudes' redesigned portfolio, at last! Go to download page and choose format: For desktop/laptop/tablet view (83pp, 30.9 MB)For mobile (164pp, 15.8 MB)For print (164pp, 155.3 MB) The pdf gathers a selection of projects produced since 2005 and includes a refreshed version of our biographies – which have Latitudeshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10555351707441016514noreply@blogger.com