Artist encounter with Marcia Kure at 1-54 NY 2017 © 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 at Pioneer Works from the 4-6 May curated by Omar Berrada, 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.


13:30 – 14:00
Artist encounter: Lawrence Lemaoana at AFRONOVA GALLERY
Booth B21
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15:00 – 15:30
Presenting The Young Female Residency Award presented by The Project Space in the presence of 2017 recipient Alka Dass
2nd Floor
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18:00 – 20:00
Opening of Take Me to the Light House, a US solo debut of Phoebe Boswell
Sapar Contemporary, 9 North Moore Street, New York
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14:30 – 15:00
Immersive walk-through of 1-54 Lounge New Davonhaime, with artist Azikiwe Mohammed
1-54 Lounge
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16:00 – 16:30
Artist encounter: SPOEK 1, The Casspir Project presented by Ralph Ziman
Pioneer Works, garden
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Azikiwe Mohammed, Seated at Pool, Visitor to MLK Jr. Park, New Davonhaime, 2018, Material Arts Fair, Mexico City. Courtesy of the artist

17:00 – 17:30
Artist encounter: Conrad Botes at HUBERTY & BREYNE GALLERY
Booth B12
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20:00 -22:00
TRANS-Ville a night of performance at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery
Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, 250 Broome Street
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14:00 – 14:30
Artist encounter: Phoebe Boswell, I Need to Believe The World is Still Beautiful
2nd Floor
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16:00 – 16:30
Artist encounter: Kyle Meyer at Yossi Milo Gallery
Booth B5
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Ralph Ziman, The Casspir Project, progress photo. Courtesy of the artist

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