Guided Tour of Malian artist Malick Sidibé's first UK solo exhibition. His celebrated chronicles of stylish and exuberant youths in Bamako in the 1960s and 70s to his iconic black and white studio portraits, earned him the prestigious Golden Lion Award for Life Time Achievement at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and worldwide appreciation. PLEASE NOTE that the exhibition 'Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali' is free to access, however to participate in the tour you will need to purchase the tour's ticket.
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2016
Somerset House, London, 6–9 October 2016
@154fair / www.1-54.com
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns for its fourth edition at Somerset House in London, 6–9 October.
In its most ambitious edition yet, 1:54 London 2016 will feature 40 carefully selected galleries, 10 Special Projects and works from over 130 African and African Diasporan artists.
1:54 is also accompanied by FORUM – an extensive talks and events programme curated by Koyo Kouoh, Artistic Director of RAW Material Company, Dakar. The full FORUM programme is available to view here. PLEASE NOTE that entry to FORUM is included in all 1:54 admission, however free seat reservations should be made here.
Thursday 6 October 11 am – 7 pm
Friday 7 October 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday 8 October 11 am – 7 pm
Sunday 9 October 11 am – 6 pm
The Galleries here
Special Projects here