1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading international art fair dedicated to promoting contemporary art from a diverse set of African perspectives, is pleased to announce the galleries exhibiting in the fourth edition of the New York fair, which will take place May 4-6, 2018, at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn.
The 2018 New York edition of 1-54 will welcome 21 galleries from the United Kingdom, South Africa, Ghana, Tunisia, France, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire, collectively exhibiting the work of more than 60 artists.
This year, 1-54 New York’s impressive roster of African and African diaspora artists will include internationally renowned figures such as Derrick Adams and Yinka Shonibare MBE RA and emerging talent such as Kudzanai-Violet Hwami and Lebohang Kganye.
For the fourth year in a row, 1-54 New York will be accompanied by FORUM, the fair’s extensive talks and events program, curated by Omar Berrada. 1-54 FORUM will include artist talks, keynote lectures and panel discussions with international curators, artists and art professionals.
This year’s fair will also include an expanded collateral program of Special Projects, 1-54’s non-profit section, at Pioneer Works, with further details to be announced shortly.
List of Participating Galleries:
50 Golborne (London, UK)
AFRONOVA GALLERY (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Aicon Gallery (New York, USA)
Burning in Water (New York, USA)
Catinca Tabacaru Gallery (New York, USA/Harare, Zimbabwe)
Elmarsa (Dubai, UAE/Tunis, Tunisia)
Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
Gallery 1957 (Accra, Ghana)
HUBERTY & BREYNE GALLERY (Paris, France/Brussels, Belgium)
Jack Bell Gallery (London, UK)
James Cohan (New York, USA)
Katharina Maria Raab (Berlin, Germany)
MAGNIN-A (Paris, France)
Officine dell’Immagine (Milan, Italy)
Retro Africa (Abuja, Nigeria)
Sapar Contemporary (New York, USA)
Sulger-Buel Lovell (London, UK)
TAFETA (London, UK)
Tyburn Gallery (London, UK)
Vigo Gallery (London, UK)
Yossi Milo Gallery (New York, USA)