Addis Fine Art is pleased to present Merikokeb Berhanu, Girma Berta, Wosene Worke Kosrof, Leikun Nahusenay and Michael Tsegaye at the fourth edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place in Somerset House from 6 - 9 October 2016.
Addis Fine Art will be one of 17 galleries that will exhibit at the London fair for the first time in 2016, along with 50 Golborn; AGorgi Contemporary Art Gallery; Barnard Gallery; Caroline Pagès Gallery; Galeria 111; Circle Art Gallery; Eric Hussenot Gallery; Gallery 1957; Gallery of African Art (GAFRA); Jenkins Johnson Gallery; L'Atelier 21; Officine dell'Immagine; Sulger-Buel Lovell; TAFETA; Tyburn Gallery; and Village Unhu.
Over the past four years 1:54 has established itself as a leading voice in the global discussion on contemporary African art, and this year will spotlight the work of over 110 African and African Diasporan artists, working in various different mediums and coming from a unique spread of geographical backgrounds comprising 30 countries: Algeria; Benin; Cameroon; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ethiopia; France; Germany; Ghana; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Morocco; Mozambique; Nigeria; Russia; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Sudan; Switzerland; Togo; Tunisia; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States and Zimbabwe.
This year 1:54 will again be accompanied by FORUM, the fair's extensive talks and events program, including lectures, film screenings and panel discussions with international curators, artists and art professionals. FORUM is curated by Koyo Kouoh, Artistic Director of RAW Material Company, Dakar.
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2016
Somerset House, London,
6-9 October 2016
@154fair / www.1-54.com
Thursday 6 October 11 am - 7 pm
Friday 7 October 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday 8 October 11 am - 7 pm
Sunday 9 October 11 am - 6 pm
Addis Fine Art's participation at the fourth edition of 1:54 contemporary art fair was made possible by the support of AFFORD and the Pharo Foundation.