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Interview with Dave McKenzie

A short interview with Dave McKenzie on the occasion of 1:54 New York 2016 – where as a special project for FORUM, Dave McKenzie produced a slow text-based performance using

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Interview with Dave McKenzie

A short interview with Dave McKenzie on the occasion of 1:54 New York 2016 – where as a special project for FORUM, Dave McKenzie produced a slow text-based performance using

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Preview 1:54 NY now on Artsy

Visit artsy.net/1-54-new-york-2016 to browse and inquire on artworks for sale in advance of the fair. Before attending, download the Artsy app for iPhone and iPad to explore artists, exhibitors and

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FORUM Program Announced, 6-7 May 2016

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading transnational fair for Africa and Africa-related art practices and projects, announces the 2016 schedule for 1:54 FORUM, the fair’s unique discursive program curated by

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Interview with Kapwani Kiwanga

Kapwani Kiwanga was born in Hamilton Ontario. Initially studying anthropology and comparative religion at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and art at Le Fresnoy: Studio national des arts contemporains in

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1-54 Kickstarter
Campaign Launched

Please support us in the printing of our Exhibition Catalogues! The printing of this publication offers an unparalleled opportunity to disseminate wider voices and perspectives from the African continent. Visit

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1-54 London 2014
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1:54 London 2015 exhibitors announced

Fresh from a successful New York debut earlier this year, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair resumes its annual platform at Somerset House this October, 15–18, to unveil its most substantial showcase yet. Held across three elegant exhibition wings, 37 exhibitors have been selected to present the most rigorous and exciting works of over 150 contemporary artists from Africa and the African diaspora.

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1:54 NY 2015 live on Artsy.net

1:54 NY is live on Artsy.net. Artsy, the leading online resource for art collecting and education launched a preview of 1:54 NY that includes browsable artworks from all exhibiting galleries

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