Lecture. Relationship Status: It's Complicated. Contemporary African Art Fair 1-54 U.K.
Oct 15, 2020
1-54 London returns at Somerset House, 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. The scaled down fair will see 30 international exhibitors representing a selection of the best contemporary African artists on show at Somerset House, as well as online through 1-54 Online, Powered by Christie’s.1-54 London 2020 will showcase the work of more than 110 emerging and established artists from Africa and its diaspora, working in a wide variety of mediums and from a range of geographical backgrounds.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 Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba from Contemporary And (C&); and take place online.
Lecture. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated
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The profound distortions related to African legacy in Argentina, Mexico and Peru are still far from being part of a mainstream narrative. The historical, institutional and personal difficulties in examining African identity in Argentina, Mexico and Perus are also becoming more and more relevant for various cultural producers using artistic activism as a tool for raising awareness.
Speakers include GABY MESSINA (Artist), KORAL CARBALLO (Photographer), ENTES (Artist) moderated by GABRIELA SALGADO (Curator). Interpretation to/from Spanish by MARIA BARRERA.