The second edition of ART X Lagos saw 9,000 visitors attend our 3-day art fair in Victoria Island, Lagos. Here's a recap of some of the most memorable moments at the fair.
Sponsored by Absolut, The Beat FM and Trace Naija, ART X Live! is a one-night-only live art and musical performance with Nigeria's fast-rising talent in music and digital art.
On the occasion of her first public artist talk in Nigeria, sponsored by Chapel Hill Denham, MacArthur Fellow Njideka Akunyili Crosby talks about her practice and influences in conversation with moderator Tayo Ogunbiyi.
Drawing on music as an alternative space and archive, Lemi Ghariokwu reflects on the interplay of aesthetics and the Nigerian socio-political climate of the 1970s to 90s in his art. Moderated by curator Missla Libsekal.
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The talks programme features local and international speakers, made up of artists, curators, collectors, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders in Africa’s art economy. The conversations explore important themes pertinent to the evolution of the contemporary African art market.