One of the largest art fairs in the world, Frieze
, officially starts to tomorrow bringing to London a host of prominent global collectors. Alongside the fair, which is held at Regent’s Park, a selection of the world’s leading galleries set up shop in the city, holding special shows in a bid to capture some of the Collectors’ attention. Making its debut at Frieze week, today sees the start of 1:54
, the inaugural Contemporary African Art Fair, which is being held in the West Wing of the prestigious cultural institution, Somerset House. Visitors can view, and purchase contemporary African art from seventeen galleries
, representing over seventy African artists, exhibiting emerging talent alongside established names, in addition to attending stimulating and thought-provoking film screenings, debates, keynote lectures and panel discussions. The full programme of events can be downloaded
from the 1:54 website.
[Edson Chagas; Angola: Found not Taken, Luanda, 2009 – C-print on dibond, 120 x 80cm]