NIC Kay, Pushit! [exercise in gettin well soon] at 1-54 NY 2018 © Katrina Sorrentino

Make the most out of your visit at 1-54 and discover more with focused 30-min encounters with the exhibited artists.

Fan of FORUM? The fair’s talks programme returns from the 3-5 May curated by Black Chalk & Co., explore the full schedule of talks here and don’t forget to book your seat in advance.

All FORUM talks and events on the Public Programme are free to attend for all 1-54 day ticket holders.

FRIDAY 3 MAY

11:30 – 13:00
TALK: Between here and there
ARTnews
 hosts a talk with artist Ezra Wube, Pioneer Works Founding Artistic Director Gabriel Florenz, and 1-54 Founding Director, Touria El Glaoui. Subjects for discussion include Wube’s special project on view at 1-54 plus Pioneer Works’ engagement with international artists through its residency program and the ascent of African art in New York. Moderated by ARTnews Deputy Editor Andy Battaglia

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SATURDAY 4 MAY

16:00 – 17:00
Book signing in presence of the artist of Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal
Aperture Pop-up Bookstore at 1-54

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17:30 – 18:00
Artist encounter: Richard Mudariki
Barnard, 1-54 booth B20

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18:30 – 19:30
1-54 TALK | The cinematic eye of West African photographer Paul Kodjo: The Ivorian Miracle in the 1970’s with speakers Ananias Lèki Dago (Photographer) and Antawan Byrd (Curator and Art Historian), moderated by Claude Grunitzky (Media and Culture Entrepreneur)
1-54 FORUM room

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SUNDAY 5 MAY

14:00 – 14:30
Artist encounter: Lawrence Lemaoana
AFRONOVA GALLERY, 1-54 Booth B14

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15:00 – 15:30
Artist encounter: Wura-Natasha Ogunji
50 Golborne, 1-54 Booth B21

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