Make the most of your visit at 1-54 and don’t miss the chance to encounter many of the exhibiting artists and discover their work.

All events below are free to attend for all 1-54 ticket holders. BUY YOUR TICKET HERE.

Thursday 4 October

14:30 – 15:00
Artist encounter: Zak Ové at Lawrie Shabibi
1-54 Booth S9

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16:00 – 16:30
Artist encounter: Michele Mathison at Tyburn Gallery
1-54 Booth W4

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Michele Mathison, Dig Down, 2014, Steel shovels, Dimensions variable. Courtesy Tyburn Gallery

Friday 5 October

14:00 – 14:30
Artist encounter: Ibrahim Ahmed at Gallery Nosco
1-54 Booth S7

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16:30 – 17:00
Artist encounter: Siwa Mgoboza at Loft Art Gallery
1-54 Booth W8

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19:00 – 00:00
AGM: Beatrice Dillon, Hannah Perry, Brood Ma & more party at Somerset House Studios with late night installations, performances and live DJ sets
Somerset House, New Wing, London WC2R 1LA

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Siwa Mgoboza, Reaching the Dream I, 2016, Tulle, beads and cotton thread, 186 x 190 cm. Courtesy Loft Art Gallery

Saturday 6 October

14:00 – 15:00
Artists encounter: Emma Willense, John Murray, Ricky Dyaloyi and Zemba Luzamba at Nando’s in partnership with Spier Art Trust
1-54 Booth S1

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15:30 – 16:00
Artist encounter: Shiraz Bayjoo, presenting the 1-54 Lounge Commission
1-54 Lounge, 1st floor

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16:00 – 17:00
Lounge talk: Anna-Alix Koffi, founder something we Africans got, presenting issues 1 to 5
1-54 Lounge, 1st floor

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16:30 – 17:00
Artist encounter: Nelson Makamo and Evans Mbugua at Gallery of African Art (GAFRA)
1-54 Booth W7

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Sunday 7 October

12:00 -13:00
TALK: Contemporary African Art Ecosystem by Mary Corrigall
African contemporary art has operated in and become a part of its own idiosyncratic ecosystem. Mary Corrigall, Founder and Director of Corrigall & Co. is committed to deconstructing and understanding each ‘element’ of this nascent ecosystem through in-depth art reports. She will introduce Corrigall & Co.’s inaugural report by presenting a map that offers insights into the rising visibility of art from the continent and its anticipated future growth.
1-54 FORUM room, LG Floor

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14:00 – 15:00
A Tale of Two Boats: artist Emma Willemse presenting Suture followed by a guided tour of Somerset House’s Kings’ Barge
1-54 Booth LG2, Lower Ground Floor, Great Arch Hall,

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15:00 – 15:30
Artist encounter: Anton Kannemeyer at HUBERTY & BREYNE GALLERY
1-54 Booth S3

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Anton Kannemeyer at HUBERTY & BREYNE GALLERY at 1-54 NY 2018 © Katrina Sorrentino

1-54 FRIENDS

1-54 Friends is the fair’s membership programme aimed at those looking to gain deeper insight into the continent’s diverse cultural scenes and art market. For enquiries and to apply please contact: friends@1-54.com