Over the past few months, thousands of Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to authorities in Nigeria and Cameroon, but if if the root causes of what led to its formation are not tackled, another terrorist group could rise up again.
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.
Whether Africa’s ‘youth bulge’ will become an asset or a time-bomb will depend on the degree to which we invest, or fail to do so, in human capital today, says Hippolyte Fofack.
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.
The chaotic departure of Western powers from Afghanistan has exposed the brutal reality of the relationship between occupiers and their local servants. The analogy can apply to Africa as well.
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.