Addis Fine Art is pleased to present Michael Tsegaye, Addis Gezehagn and Wosene Worke Kosrof at the fifth edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place in Somerset House from 5 - 8 October 2017.
Over the past five years 1:54 has established itself as a leading voice in the global discussion on contemporary African art. The London edition will showcase the work of more than 130 emerging and established artists who live and work in 32 countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Haiti, Italy, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Trinidad, Tunisia, UAE, the UK, the US and Zimbabwe.
Among the 41 exhibitors this year are 18 galleries from Africa, while 11 new galleries will be welcomed to the fair for the first time: Arte de Gema, Beardsmore Gallery, El Marsa, Galerie 127, Gallery MOMO, Ipsum Galeria, Lawrie Shabibi, Perve Galeria, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, Plutschow Gallery and SMO Contemporary Art.
The fair will also see a collateral exhibition programme in Somerset House, and host FORUM, the fair’s extensive talks programme, including artist conversations, film screenings and panel discussions with international artists and cultural producers. FORUM is curated by Koyo Kouoh (Artistic Director, RAW Material Company, Dakar).
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2017
Somerset House, London,
5-8 October 2017
@154fair / www.1-54.com
Thursday 5 October 11 am - 7 pm
Friday 6 October 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday 7 October 11 am - 7 pm
Sunday 8 October 11 am - 6 pm