Date: 05/05/2017 - 08/05/2017
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair presents its third New York edition from May 5 to 7, 2017 at Pioneer Works, located at 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.
A reference to fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, the title of 1:54 establishes the parameters of the fair’s ethos: as a platform that strives to represent multiplicity and showcase the diversity of contemporary African art and cultural production on an international stage.
The 2017 New York edition will welcome 19 galleries hailing from Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, France, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, the UK, the US and South Africa, collectively exhibiting the work of more than 60 contemporary artists of emerging and established profile. 1:54 aims to welcome a global mix of galleries that are dedicated to pioneering and supporting African art and artists from across the world.
1:54 New York 2017 will be accompanied by an educational and artistic programme, FORUM, curated by Koyo Kouoh and will include lectures, film screenings and panel discussions with international curators, artists and art professionals.
Fair hours are:May 5 to 7: noon to 8 p.m. .
Day tickets are $20 and concession day tickets are $10.
For details, programming and tickets, visit www.1-54.com.