Contemporary African Art Collection / Jean Pigozzi
|First international exhibition of contemporary African art in London from 16-20 October|
|The first international exhibition of contemporary African art will take place in London from 16-20 October.
1:54 is a platform for galleries, artists, curators, art centres and museums involved in African and Africa related projects and aims to promote art by established and emerging talents amongst an international audience.
1:54 is initiated by market developer Touria El Glaoui under the auspice of Art Africa Ltd. Designed by David Adjaye, 1:54 will be held at Somerset House, a historic building and major cultural arts centre in the heart of London.
1:54 will be accompanied by an educational and artistic programme curated by Koyo Kouoh and will include lectures, film screenings and panel debates featuring leading international curators, artists and art experts.
1:54 is a high quality event which will showcase a limited number of 15-20 carefully selected galleries.
The exhibition name 1:54 is inspired by the 54 countries that make up the African continent
Link : Contemporary African Art Fair