The 4th edition of ART X Lagos is less than 2 months away.
Join us at our new and bigger venue, The Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos, from the 1st - 3rd November, 2019. We are excited to announce the introduction of new and exciting components to the fair for a refreshed experience.
ART X Lagos – The 2018 Fair
The third edition of ART X Lagos was our most ambitious to date, showcasing the cutting edge of African contemporary art and culture, with a wide array of artists from the continent and diaspora.
ART X Talks
Artist Talk: Leading Contemporaries, with Emeka Ogboh
In conversation with Tayo Ogunbiyi, Nigerian sound and installation artist Emeka Ogboh presents overviews of his most ambitious works, and critically revisits the path he took to becoming an internationally respected artist.
On ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine?’, with the Lagos Biennial
Antawan Byrd, co-curator of the 2019 Lagos Biennial, and Abraham Oghobase, an artist whom he worked closely with for this project discuss the process of realizing the Biennial and highlight the accomplishments that informed the cornerstones of this ambitious exhibition, from its beginnings through the execution.
Modern Art in 360 Degrees
Filmmaker Joel Benson speaks with Ugoma Adegoke about his recent work in Virtual Reality (VR), and highlights his quest to document practices, works, and studio spaces of modern artists based in Nigeria using this medium.
Collecting LIVE!, Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Pensions
Kathryn Weir, Director and Chief Curator, Cosmopolis, Centre Pompidou; and collectors Reni Folawiyo, and Tunji Akintokun MBE collaborate together to select works to build a virtual private art collection, moderated by Oba Nsugbe.
The Progress of Love: Bisi Silva Remembered, Sponsored by The Ford Foundation
N’Goné Fall, Antawan Byrd and Emeka Ogboh, share reflections on the life and career of the late Bisi Silva, a curator who operated within Nigeria as well as internationally, who also served as the artistic director for the inaugural edition of ART X Lagos.
Artist Talk: Aboubakar Fofana on Usable Pasts & Re-invention
In conversation with curator Missla Libsekal, multidisciplinary artist and designer Aboubakar Fofana speaks about the techniques and aesthetics of West African Indigo dyeing.
ART X Prize
2019 Access Bank ART X Prize
Founder and Director of ART X Collective, Tokini Peterside, and Group Head of Corporate Communications for Access Bank, Amaechi Okobi, speak on the evolution of the Prize and Access Bank's patronage in the arts.
Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola
Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, the winner of the 2018 ART X Prize with Access, reveals how she uses the body and expression in her performance art as a means of telling a story.
On the Importance of Supporting Emerging Artists
Director of Omenka Gallery and President of the Society of Nigerian Artists, Oliver Enwonwu speaks on the importance of support for emerging Nigerian artists.
ART X Live!
ART X Live! Meet the Artists: Joy Matashi, TMXO, Buju
2019 ART X Live! musician, Buju, visual artist, Joy Matashi, and producer, TMXO, speak to us about their creative practices, and what it means to be a maverick.
ART X Live! Meet The Artists: Lady Donli and Dafe Oboro
ART X Live! 2019 musician Lady Donli, and visual artist Dafe Oboro, speak to us about their artistic practices and what being a maverick means to them.
ART X Live! – The 2018 Edition
Sponsored by Absolut, Budweiser, The Beat 99.9 FM, and Trace, ART X Live! saw some of Africa’s fastest emerging talent collaborate for a one-night-only live music and visual art showcase.