1:54 London 2016 ©Victor Raison
1-54 London 2016 © Victor Raison

 

BECOME A FRIEND

1-54 Friends is especially designed for art lovers looking to gain deeper insight into the development of the diverse art scenes and art market related to African and diasporan contemporary art. The membership scheme intends to connect 1-54 Friends within a dynamic network focused on contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, offering opportunities for them to get involved in the conversation and attend specially exclusively curated events with like-minded individuals and in the company of specialists and artists.

Joining 1-54 Friends also helps to support the international growth of 1-54, which has fast become the world’s leading art fair dedicated to showcasing contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.

If you’re interested in becoming a 1-54 Friend, please contact vip@1-54.com
A 1-54 Friends membership last for 12 months.

 

CLASSIC FRIENDSHIP

  • VIP treatment at 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech fairs, including invitations to respective opening cocktails
  • 10% discount on the 1-54 Annual Book
  • Complimentary limited-edition tote bag
  • Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African and diasporan art events and cultural highlights worldwide

Annual fee:£150

1-54 NY 2017 © Katrina Sorrentino

 

PREMIUM FRIENDSHIP

  • Invitations to 1-54 Premium Friends private events: cocktails, talks, dinners, curated, artists’ studio visits organised by 1-54 throughout the world
  • VIP treatment to 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech, including invitations to respective opening Cocktails
  • 20% discount on the 1-54 Annual Book
  • Complimentary limited-edition tote bag and private tour of the fair per edition
  • Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African and diasporan art events and cultural highlights worldwide

Annual fee: £500

Eric van Hove studio visit in Marrakech (February 2018)

PLATINUM FRIENDSHIP

  • Invitation to 1-54 Platinum Friends’ annual trips and weekends focusing on contemporary African and diasporic art in cultural centres globally
  • Invitations to 1-54 Premium Friends private events: cocktails, talks, dinners curated and organised by 1-54 throughout the world
  • VIP treatment to 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech, including invitations to respective opening Cocktails
  • Complimentary 1-54 Annual Book, limited-edition tote bag and private tour of the fair per edition
  • Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African and diasporan art events and cultural highlights worldwide

Annual fee: £1,000

Exploring ‘Cornfields in Accra’ the KNUST end-of-year exhibition, in Accra, Ghana, with the curator of the show, Bernard Akoi Jackson (August, 2016)
Lunch on VOICE gallery’s rooftop in Marrakech (February, 2018)