1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair photo by Rocio Chaco

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2021

16 & 17 Oct 2021
Standard £25.00, Conc £10.00, Under 12s free

Sat 16 Oct 10.00 - 20.00

Sun 17 Oct 10.00 - 18.00

East & West Wings
South Wing, first floor

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading art fair dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, returns to London for its 9th edition, 16-17 October 2021.

Since its inception, 1-54 has established itself as a leading voice in the global discussion on contemporary African art and has been at the forefront of the African art market with annual editions across three continents. This year’s fair will feature 48 leading international galleries from 19 countries across Europe, Africa and North America: Angola, Belgium, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Uganda, the United Kingdom and the United States.


1-54 London 2019 © Rocio Chacon
1-54 London 2019 © Rocio Chacon

The fair will be accompanied by 1-54 Forum, its extensive programme of artists’ talks, film screenings, and panel discussions. Entitled Continental Drift and curated by Dr. Omar Kholeif, Director of Collections and Senior Curator at Sharjah Art Foundation, the programme will take place both online and at Somerset House.