ART X Lagos 2019 | Programming

  • Lionel Smit, Aligned #1, 2019, Oil on Linen, 170x230 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Everard Read.

    Lionel Smit, Aligned #1, 2019, Oil on Linen, 170x230 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Everard Read.

The fourth edition of West Africa's premier international art fair, ART X Lagos, will hold from the 1st - 3rd November 2019. With a move to a bigger venue, this year ART X Lagos is set to expand its offering, with a significant increase in the number of exhibiting galleries from 14 booths to 23 booths, as well as its expansive atypical programming, which features specially curated projects, interactive projects, talks, performance art and live events, amongst other exciting elements. Below is the full agenda for ART X Lagos 2019.

Fair Programming

Location: The Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos

Friday, 1st November

2pm – 6pm: VIP Preview (Invite Only)

6pm – 10pm: VIP Opening Night (Invite Only)

  • 8pm: Opening Ceremony
  • 8:30pm: Performance: Water Works by Eca Eps

Saturday, 2nd November

10am – 8pm: Public Opening Day 1

1.30pm: Performance: MIRROR MIRROR by Taiwo Aiyedogbon

3:00pm – 7:45pm: ART X Talks

  • 3.00pm - 4.15pm Leading Contemporaries, with Emeka Ogboh
  • 4.45pm - 6.00pm On ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine’, with the Lagos Biennial
  • 6.15pm - 7.30pm Joel Benson: Modern Art in 360 Degrees

10pm - Late ART X Live! (Invite Only)

Sunday, 3rd November

10am to 8pm Public Open Day 2

12.30pm - 2.30pm Lunch Cocktail with the Keynote Artists, Emeka Ogboh & Wangechi Mutu,

2pm Performance - If Not for a Child.. by Ngozi Schommers

3.00pm - 7.45pm ART X Talks

  • 3pm - 4.15pm Leading Contemporaries, with Wangechi Mutu, Sponsored by Chapel Hill Denham
  • 4.45pm - 6pm Collecting LIVE !, Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Pensions
  • 6.15pm - 7.30pm The Progress of Love: Bisi Silva Remembered, Sponsored by The Ford Foundation

8pm Closing Ceremony