1-54 takes over Guéliz in Marrakech

As part of its Public Programme, 1-54 has partnered with local galleries in the neighbourhood of Guéliz, Marrakech to offer an exciting “Art Night” for all…

Montresso* Art Foundation and Dominique Zinkpè in conversation with 1-54

The mission of the Foundation is to give space to the artists beyond borders, to form a single contemporary creation. The first edition of IN-DISCIPLINE is a crosscutting project that gives a look at Marrakech and Cotonou from a Beninese point of view…

Mohamed Melehi at La Mamounia

Taking over the Salon de Thé at La Mamounia, Loft Art Gallery presents previously unseen works by Mohamed Melehi…

View and collect artworks at 1-54 Marrakech on Artsy

You can now start browsing and collecting artworks on Artsy in advance of the opening of the fair next week. Explore booths, save favourites, submit …

INTERVIEW WITH MERYEM SEBTI FROM DIPTYK MAGAZINE

In 2008, Hicham Daoudi (Director of CMOOA and Comptoir des Mines Galerie) asked me to work on a magazine project, he believed it was the right moment to support a renewal of the contemporary art scene…

Elisabeth Efua Sutherland performing during 1-54 Marrakech 2018

Co-presented by 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Gallery 1957 and MACAAL, Elisabeth Efua Sutherland’s performance, ‘Black Noise’, explores black as a lament, colour and meditation…

Afrique in Visu in conversation with 1-54

During 1-54 Marrakech, The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) will launch internationally with a new exhibition curated by Afrique in Visu titled …

Kulte Bookstore at 1-54 Marrakech

In occasion of 1-54 Marrakech, Kulte Centre for Contemporary Art (Rabat, Morocco) will be running a bookshop at La Mamounia. Promoting rare and specific publications …

Interview with Yoriyas

Also known as Yassine Alaoui Ismail, Yoriyas is a Casablanca-based photographer and performer. Attempting to capture the fleeting moments, Yoriyas’ spontaneous photographs reveal beautiful instants …

Touria El Glaoui at TED Global 2017

Last summer in Arusha, Tanzania, 1-54 Founding Director Touria El Glaoui presented her talk ‘Inside Africa’s thriving art scene’ for TEDGlobal 2017 – Builders, Truth …

Gallery list announced for 1-54 Marrakech 2018

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is delighted to announce the galleries participating in the inaugural Marrakech edition, at La Mamounia 24–25 February 2018, with a …

Celebrating 1-54 Marrakech and MACAAL in New York

Last Tuesday evening 1-54 joined forces with MACAAL (Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden) to celebrate the inaugural edition of 1-54 Marrakech and the international …

1-54 London 2017 catalogue on sale!

You can now buy online the catalogue of 1-54 London 2017, with one-page biographies for every exhibiting artist, full gallery profiles and sections dedicated to …

Looking back at 1-54 London 2017

If you have missed the chance to visit the fifth edition of 1-54 London 2017, catch up with what you missed through our Youtube page, …

Explore 1-54 virtual tour

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Interview with Hassan Hajjaj

This interview was originally published in the October 2017 issue of New African, to coincide with the fifth edition of 1-54 London. Known for his …

Performances at 1-54 London 2017

In celebration of the fifth anniversary London edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the Special Projects include live performances by artists Hana Tefrati and Adejoke …

Goodman Gallery presents film programme at 1-54

With screenings everyday from 12:00 to 13:00 between the 6-8 October, Goodman Gallery presents a film programme entitled History is Not Mine for the fifth …

Yinka Ilori to design 1-54 Lounge

For the 1-54 London 2017 Lounge commission, London-based designer Yinka Ilori injects an array of colours into the space. Entitled A United Family eats from …

Explore 1-54 galleries via Artsy

Starting today, in advance of 1-54 London 2017 opening next week, browse and collect artworks on Artsy. Explore booths, save favourites, submit inquiries, and follow …

Special Projects at 1-54 London 2017

Launched by 1-54 in 2014, Special Projects champions the work of nonprofit cultural organisations and art centres with the aim of realising unique projects and …

Let’s talk about art: Nando’s and 1-54

LET’S TALK ABOUT ART: NANDO’S AT 1-54 As the Silver Sponsor of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair for the second consecutive year, Nando’s has close …

Gallery list announced for 1-54 London 2017

We are thrilled to announce such a wonderful mix of exhibitors for our fifth London edition. It is very exciting to welcome some new galleries …

Listen to all FORUM talks from 1-54 New York 2017 online

The full program of FORUM talks from the third edition of 1-54 New York is now available here. 1-54 FORUM, the fair’s annual talks program, …

Introducing the first Marrakech edition of 1-54, 24–25 February 2018

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading international art fair dedicated to promoting contemporary art from a diverse set of African perspectives, is pleased to …

Gallery list announced for 1-54 New York 2017

  1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is pleased to announce the selected galleries for its third New York fair at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn! Taking …