TP-Collective is delighted to announce the second edition of its annual art fair, ART X Lagos. From Friday 3rd November to Sunday 5th November 2017,
The Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, will play host to some of Africa’s most sought-after established and emerging artists, and leading galleries. Last year, the debut edition of ART X Lagos saw 65 artists, drawn from 10 countries in Africa, present works of art across various mediums including painting, sculpture, illustration and photography. Special projects included live art installations, and performances that combined music with visual art. During its 3-day run, over 5,000 visitors attended the art fair, spanning art lovers, enthusiasts, collectors and international observers.
Building on the success of its maiden edition, and continuing with its objective to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and the diaspora, ART X Lagos in 2017 will host prestigious galleries such as Art House – The Space (Nigeria), SMO Contemporary (Nigeria), Stevenson Gallery (South Africa), Gallery 1957 (Ghana) and Tafeta (United Kingdom), amongst others. The presenting galleries have been chosen by a Selection Committee led by Advisory Board members, N’Goné Fall, the renowned Senegalese curator, art critic and cultural consultant, and Femi Lijadu, one of Nigeria’s most respected art collectors and leading commercial lawyers. The 2017 art fair will also feature curated projects and a talks program, curated by Missla Libsekal, an independent cultural producer and the Founder of Another Africa. In addition the art fair will see the return of ART X Live! a live art and music performance featuring Africa’s most talented rising artists, as well as interactive projects curated by A Whitespace Creative Agency.
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