1-54 London returns for its sixth edition at Somerset House between the 4-7 October 2018. The fair will welcome 43 leading galleries from countries across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America, presenting over 130 artists from Africa and its diaspora. This edition will be accompanied by a compelling series of Special Projects and FORUM, the fair’s talks programme, curated for the first time by writer and curator Ekow Eshun.
On Tuesday 2nd of October, we hosted our members and guests to a private preview, and had the privilege to hear from 1-54 Founder and Director Touria El Glaoui. We want to thank our partners and supporters FBN Bank (UK) Limited and EY for a wonderful evening honouring Contemporary African Arts.