As a result of the campaign to return stolen African artefacts to the continent many Western countries are now returning objects. Resistance remains but victory is inevitable, says Onyekachi Wambu.
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to Somerset House from Thursday 14–Sunday 17 October 2021 for its 9th London edition, the largest yet. New African previews 15 of the artists whose work is on display.
For the ninth year in a row, the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London will be accompanied by 1-54 Forum, the fair’s extensive talks and events programme. Curator Dr Omar Kholeif gives us an advance preview.
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to London from 14-17 October 2021 with work from 48 leading international galleries from 23 countries across Europe, Africa and North America.
Ahead of an exhibition of his work at the 1-54 art fair in London and a ground-breaking online auction, Osinachi speaks to us about his inspirations and the effect he expects NFTs to have on contemporary African art.
Hassan Hajjaj’s photographs and designs, inspired by day-to-day life, speak a vibrant, joyful language accessible to all. Portrait by Juliet Highet.