[...] 1-54 launched in London in 2013 as the first major international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. Taking its name from the 54 countries that make up the African continent, there have also been annual fairs in New York since 2015 and Marrakech since 2018. The plan is to open the next Marrakech edition in March and the New York edition in May 2021.
As the only offline art fair in the capital, 1-54 has partnered with Christie’s auction house who are showing all the art fair works on their website and a highlights show at their Duke Street location (on until 12 October). If you aren’t able to attend in person, online art platform, Artsy, are also featuring works from the fair until 22 October. [...]