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Check Out the Awesome Special Projects at 1-54 Art Fair Marrakech

In case you missed the 1-54 art fair in London this year? Do not panic, another edition is happening very soon! Plan your escape to Morocco this Winter by joining an awesome crew of art enthusiasts, collectors, artists and gallery owners  for 1-54 contemporary art fair Marrakech. This is even more exciting because the organisers are lining up some incredible projects in fantastic locations i.e. Yves Saint Laurent Museum.

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Well, here’s a list of special projects at the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. The projects, for its second Marrakech edition, will be taking place at La Mamounia, 23 – 24 February 2019, with VIP and Press Previews on 21 and 22 February.

  • Renowned American artist Brice Marden’s inaugural solo exhibition in Marrakech at Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
  • New site-specific commission by Beirut-based artist Amine El Gotaibi at Dar Moulay Ali
  • Sound installation exploring immigration and post-colonialism by Emeka Ogboh at DADA
  • A group show featuring exciting artists working in Africa at Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL)
  • Solo exhibition of Saâd Ben Cheffaj, pioneer of the Moroccan modernism school at Salon de Thé, La Mamounia
  • Work by five artists from Côte d’Ivoire at Montresso* Art Foundation
  • Two exhibitions African Poetries and Hybridizations presented by Comptoir des Mines Galerie

Participating galleries for this edition include the following:

Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire / Dakar, Senegal)
Galerie Mikael Andersen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Galerie Nathalie Obadia (Paris, France / Brussels, Belgium)
Galerie Poggi (Paris, France)
Goodman Gallery (Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa)
In Situ – fabienne leclerc (Paris, France)
Katharina Maria Raab (Berlin, Germany)
L’Atelier 21 (Casablanca, Morocco)
Loft Art Gallery (Casablanca, Morocco)
LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
MAGNIN-A (Paris, France)
Officine dell’Immagine (Milan, Italy)
Primo Marella Gallery (Milan, Italy)
Retro Africa (Abuja, Nigeria)
Siniya28 (Marrakech, Morocco)
Sulger Buel (London, United Kingdom)
Vigo Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
Yossi Milo Gallery (New York, United States)


Did you miss our Instagram stories from 1-54 Art Fair in London? Here are some photos to enjoy:

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These Are The Galleries You Should Check Out At 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London

The fourth edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is fast arriving and the fair has announced the gallery list its London fair, which will take place at Somerset House from October 6-9 2016.

Having attended the art fair for the last 3 years, we’re enthusiastically looking forward to this edition. It has been announced that 40 of the world’s leading galleries that specialize in contemporary African art, showcasing the work of 110 African and African diasporan artists from 30 countries will be taking part. We are very much excited to see the diversity that will come into play in this year’s edition.

The 40 galleries participating in the 2016 London edition of the fair come from 18 different countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Egypt, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Nigeria, Portugal, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, Spain, and the United States.

Other galleries that will be part of the art fair this fall include 50 Golborn, Addis Fine Art, AGorgi Contemporary Art Gallery, Barnard Gallery, Caroline Pagès Gallery, Circle Art Gallery, Eric Hussenot Gallery, Galeria 111, Gallery 1957, Gallery of African Art (GAFRA), Jenkins Johnson Gallery, L’Atelier 21, Officine dell’Immagine, Sulger-Buel Lovell, TAFETA, Tyburn Gallery, and Village Unhu.
The GlowingColours team caught up with 1:54 African Art Fair founder Touria El Glaoui at an art exhibition opening at Tyburn in Mayfair London. She says she visits and loves our website. What a huge honour. We think she is simply amazing.
This year 1:54 will again be accompanied by FORUM, the fair’s extensive talks and events program, including lectures, film screenings and panel discussions with international curators,artists and art professionals. FORUM is curated by Koyo Kouoh, Artistic Director of RAW Material Company, Dakar. This year’s fair will also see an expanded collateral program of exhibitions in Somerset House, with further details to be announced at a later date.
Artsy has launched an exclusive preview of the fair. Click here to check it out!