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ART X LAGOS FAIR PROGRAM



ART X Lagos 2020 Launches Online



Wednesday
2 Dec.


For the first time, ART X Lagos will be anchored by an online exhibition of 200 artworks from leading galleries across Africa and the Diaspora, who are all united in their commitment to champion African creative expression

ART X Talks:
The Black in Art 




Wednesday
2 Dec. 5pm WAT

Panelists: Deen Solebo, Nish McCree, Freda Isingoma

Moderator:  Tokini Peterside

Featuring collectors under the age of 50, this conversation explores the word ‘black’, and many of the inherent connotations, with respect to the visual art sector -- its artists, its patrons, and the nature of visual art itself.  The discussion also highlights artists whom these collectors find to be most exciting today, the reasons why they began to and continue to collect art, and secrets of their collecting and/or research tactics during the pandemic.  In addition, the conversation includes their personal experiences within the visual art sector and thoughts for people who wish to begin collecting.

40 Minutes with Galerie Cécile Fakhoury and SMO Contemporary Art




Wednesday
2 Dec. 7pm WAT

We recreate the insightful conversations that would usually be had with gallerists at their ART X Lagos booths. Our participating galleries give insights to their featured artists and works being exhibited online at the fair, in these conversations.

40 Minutes with Nubuke Foundation and OOA Gallery




Thursday
3 Dec. 5pm WAT

We recreate the insightful conversations that would usually be had with gallerists at their ART X Lagos booths. Our participating galleries give insights to their featured artists and works being exhibited online at the fair, in these conversations.

Graveyard of Ideas (Healing Session, Part 1)




Thursday
3 Dec. 7pm WAT

In light of the tumultuous year 2020 has been, ART X Collective offered restorative sessions for our community of artists through Graveyard of Ideas, hosted and conceived by Sheila Chukwulozie and Uzoma Orji.

40 Minutes with
Ed Cross Fine Art and LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery




Friday
4 Dec. 5pm WAT

We recreate the insightful conversations that would usually be had with gallerists at their ART X Lagos booths. Our participating galleries give insights to their featured artists and works being exhibited online at the fair, in these conversations.

ART X Talks:
“Sir, the evolution has begun.”




Friday
4 Dec. 7pm WAT

Panelists: Folarin “Falz” Falana, Lemi Ghariokwu, and Opal Tometi

Moderated by Jade Osiberu

The Talk considers the power of creative expression to encourage social transformation by tactfully commenting on the present, in publicly accessible spaces.

40 Minutes with Galerie MAM and Nike Art Gallery




Saturday 
5 Dec. 12pm WAT

We recreate the insightful conversations that would usually be had with gallerists at their ART X Lagos booths. Our participating galleries give insights to their featured artists and works being exhibited online at the fair, in these conversations.

ART X Talks:
What we saw in October 2020




Saturday
5 Dec. 2pm WAT

Panelists: Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Yagazie Emezi

Moderator: Wana Udobang

A roundtable discussion commemorating the launch of New Nigeria Studios with leading artists who documented the recent protests in Nigeria. 

ART X Talks:
For Freedoms




Saturday
5 Dec. 6pm WAT

Speakers: Hank Willis Thomas & Rujeko Hockley

Moderator: Tayo Ogunbiyi

This talk examines Thomas and Hockley’s careers as conduits for confronting inequality, including For Freedoms, an artist collective committed to using creative expression to shift socio-political landscapes.

ART X Live!
Film Premiere



Saturday
5 Dec. 8pm WAT

A visual art and music performance film featuring Oxlade, Tomi Owó, King Jesse Uranta and DJ Camron, speaking to their aspirations for self-determination in this present moment.

Graveyard of Ideas (Healing Session, Part 2)




Sunday
6 Dec. 12pm WAT

In light of the tumultuous year 2020 has been, ART X Collective offered restorative sessions for our community through Graveyard of Ideas, hosted and conceived by Sheila Chukwulozie and Uzoma Orji.

20 Minutes with kó




Sunday
6 Dec. 4pm WAT

We recreate the insightful conversations that would usually be had with gallerists at their ART X Lagos booths. Our participating gallery gives insights to its featured artists and works being exhibited online at the fair, in this conversations.

ART X Review:
The Wrap Up




Sunday
6 Dec. 6pm WAT

Speaker: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Moderator: Tayo Ogunbiyi

Designed to encourage budding artists, Njideka Akunyili Crosby speaks to the growth, place and potential of the artist in today’s world as we wrap up the first year of the ART X Review program.

The Online Art Fair Closes




Wednesday
9 Dec.