1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Taking its name from 54 African countries and coinciding with Frieze Week, the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is being held at Somerset House, London from 16 - 20 October. Inititated by Touria El Glaoui, daughter of Moroccan artist Hassan El Glaoui, the world's first contemporary African art fair brings together more than 15 galleries representing over 70 artists. 

Edson Chagas, Found not Taken, 2013
        C-print, 210 x 80cm                
courtesy of the artist and A Palazzo Gallery

Gonçalo Mabunda,Untitled (Throne), 2013
courtesy of Jack Bell Gallery

Sokari Douglas Camp CBE, Seeing the Green Light, 2007
courtesy of ARTCO Gallery

Sokari Douglas Camp CBE, Paisley King and Queen, 2008
courtesy of ARTCO Gallery

Ransome Stanley, the purpose, 2012
        oil on canvas. 100 x 100cm                
courtesy the artist and ARTCO Gallery

Ernest Mancoba, untitled, 1986
        42 x 59cm               
courtesy the artist and Galerie Mikael Andersen

            Frank Marshall, Death, 2008             
Photograph. Courtesy of M.I.A Gallery

           Justin Dingwall & Thando Hopa, Untitled 2, 2013           
Phortograph. courtesy of M.I.A. Gallery - Rooke & Van Wyk

Soly Cissé, Untitled, 2013
                Acrylic on canvas                
courtesy the artist and
M.I.A Gallery

        Meschac Gaba, Fela Kuti perruque, 2011             
courtesy the artist and MAVA

Cheri Smaba, La vraie carte du monde, 2013
        81 x 100                
courtesy of Magnin-A

Paul Sika, L Appel de Lilian1
                Photographic print mounted on light box, 100 x 150cm                
© Paul Sika 2012, Courtesy of Galerie Cecile Fakhoury

Placido Guimaraes, Textile Installation
               Recycled textile and found materials. 125 x 140cm               
courtesy of Museum of Modern Art, Equatorial Guinea

Zemba Luzamba, Cohiba, 2012
               Oil on canvas                
courtesy of Museum of Modern Art, Equatorial Guinea

Moffat Takadiwa, Africa - No Limits, 2013
               Mixed media. 100 x 75 x 5cm                
courtesy of First Floor Gallery, Harare

Dardenne,  Kalamata, chief of the Luba against watercolor
Series: Congo Far West: Retracing Charles Lemaire’s expedition, 2011 Photography, paper satin matte. Hahnemühle PhotoRag 308 gr/m3, 100 x 128 cm Ed. 5 + 1AP              
courtesy of the artist and
Galerie Imane Farès

Uche James-Iroha, Rolls Royce 1, 2013
               printed on enhanced matte paper, 120 x 90cm                
courtesy of Oliver Enwonwu Gallery