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    1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is delighted to announce its 8th London edition will go ahead at Somerset House, Thursday 8 – 10 October 2020. Over the past seven years 1-54 has established itself as a leading voice in the global discussion on contemporary African art. A scaled down fair will see around 20 international galleries representing a selection of the best contemporary African artists on show at Somerset House as well as online in partnership with Christie’s.

    The fair will once again be accompanied by 1-54 Forum, its extensive programme of artists’ talks, film screenings and panel discussions that will be curated by curated by Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba from C& and take place both at Somerset House and online.

    1-54 is implementing, in collaboration with Somerset House and compliance with all national regulations, strict sanitary measures to ensure everyone’s health and security, including a one-way circuit through the fair, time-slot ticketing and VIP access system (to be pre-booked online), hand sanitiser, cleaning measures, hands free systems and limited capacity controlled at all times. Full details of the safety measures and visitor experience will be announced in September.