“We are thrilled to announce such a wonderful mix of exhibitors for our fifth London edition. It is very exciting to welcome some new galleries and countries presenting for the first time, as well as many returning friends, and we’re especially proud to have such a strong contingent of galleries from Africa this year.”– Touria El Glaoui, Founding Director

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is pleased to announce the galleries exhibiting in its fifth London edition, taking place at Somerset House, 5–8 October.

Striving to promote a diverse set of African perspectives from around the world, 1:54 has carefully selected 41 leading galleries specialising in contemporary African art from 18 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America.

Among the 41 exhibitors this year are 18 galleries from Africa, while 11 new galleries will be welcomed to the fair for the first time: Arte de Gema, Beardsmore Gallery, El Marsa, Galerie 127, Gallery MOMO, Ipsum Galeria, Lawrie Shabibi, Perve Galeria, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, Plutschow Gallery and SMO Contemporary Art. read more