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

 

1-54 Friends is an exciting initiative especially designed for those looking to gain deeper insight into the continent’s diverse art scenes and art market. The membership scheme serves to connect 1-54 Friends within a rising contemporary African art network, offering opportunities for them to participate in the discussion and attend special events with like-minded individuals in a dedicated programme.

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 African art.

If you’re interested in becoming a 1-54 Friend please contact friends@1-54.com. Friendships last for the duration of 12 months.

 

CLASSIC FRIENDSHIP

• VIP treatment to 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech including invitations to respective opening Cocktails.
• One 1-54 catalogue, tote bag and private tour of the fair per edition.
• Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African art events worldwide.

Annual fee:£150

1-54 NY 2017 © Katrina Sorrentino

 

PREMIUM FRIENDSHIP

• VIP treatment to 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech, including invitations to respective opening Cocktails.
• One 1-54 catalogue, tote bag and private tour of the fair per edition.
• Invitations to 1-54 Premium Friends private events: cocktails, talks, dinners curated and organised by 1-54 throughout the world.
• Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African art events worldwide.

Annual fee: £500

Eric van Hove studio visit in Marrakech (February 2018)

PLATINUM FRIENDSHIP

• VIP treatment to 1-54 London, New York and Marrakech, including invitations to respective opening Cocktails.
• One 1-54 catalogue, tote bag and private tour of the fair per edition.
• Invitations to 1-54 Premium Friends private events: cocktails, talks, dinners curated and organised by 1-54 throughout the world.
• Invitation to 1-54 Platinum Friends’ annual trips and weekends on African art.
• Monthly 1-54 Friends newsletter on contemporary African art events 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)