41 galleries from Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America will take part in the fifth edition at Somerset House, London, 5–8 October 2017.
With 11 galleries new to 1:54, and a record number of galleries from the African continent participating, 1:54 London 2017 promises its most geographically expansive edition yet. The carefully selected list of exhibitors will hail from 18 countries.
The fair will showcase the work of more than 130 emerging and established artists who live and work in 32 countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Haiti, Italy, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Trinidad, Tunisia, UAE, the UK, the US and Zimbabwe.
8 solo artist exhibitions have been announced: Nidhal Chamekh (Selma Feriani Gallery), Safaa Erruas (L’Atelier 21), Ahmed Keshta (Ipsum Galeria), Atta Kwami (Beardsmore Gallery), Nelson Makamo (Gallery of African Art GAFRA), Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi (Barnard Gallery), Abe Odedina (Ed Cross Fine Art) and Zineb Sedira (Plutschow Gallery).