1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, England

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, England from 10/06/16 to 10/09/16

Europe’s leading art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art will return to London for its fourth edition, from the 5-9th of October 2016.
A reference to fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, the title of 1:54 establishes the parameters of the fair’s ethos: as a platform that strives to represent multiplicity and showcase the diversity of contemporary African art and cultural production on an international stage.

Initiated by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, October 2016 will mark its fourth edition at Somerset House, having returned from its second New York edition in May 2016.

1:54 London 2016 will showcase about 40 exhibitors, presenting over 150 African and African diasporan artists across the East, South and West Wings of Somerset House.

1:54 London 2016 will be accompanied by an educational and artistic programme, FORUM, curated by Koyo Kouoh and will include lectures, film screenings and panel debates featuring leading international curators, artists and art experts.

Art Africa Ltd
Somerset House
Strand, London WC2R 1LA
United Kingdom

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