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    About 1-54

    1-54 returns to La Mamounia between the 23 – 24 February 2019, with VIP Previews on the 21 – 22 February 2019.

    For its second Marrakech edition, 1-54 will present 18 international galleries and the work of over 65 established and emerging artists. Once again the fair will be accompanied by a wider programme of events in partnership with local institutions across the city, including Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, Montresso Art Foundation*, Comptoir des Mines Galerie, LE 18 and Foundation Farid Belkahia among others. In parallel to the fair, 1-54 FORUM also returns to La Mamounia with daily talks and screenings curated by art historian and curator Karima Boudou.

    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.

    Upcoming Fairs:

    1-54 Marrakech, 23–24 Feb 2019
    1-54 New York, 3–5 May 2019
    1-54 London, 3–6 Oct 2019

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    Image Credit:

    Òmó Oba (HRH) Adetomiwa A. Gbadebo, Opo Ifá, 2017, Exterior House Paint, Acrylic, Oil pastel, Graphite, Duct Tape, Stone, Adura on factory conveyer belt canvas, 101.6 x 91.4 cm, Courtesy Retro Africa (background image)

    Sanlé Sory, Les Jeunes Mélomanes, 1974, Gelatin Silver Print, Edition of 10 + 5 AP, 50 x 40 cm. Courtesy of Yossi Milo Gallery (focal image)