The ART X Lagos will Commence from Friday 4th November to Sunday 6th November 2016 that will include contemporary art by over 65 African artists, at The Civic Centre in Victoria Island.
The ART X Lagos will include arts from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cameroon to name a few. artiste such as William Kentridge, Kudzanai Chiurai, Jeremiah Quarshie e.t.c. The likes of some notable speakers at the fair such as Professor El Anatsui, Professor Bruce Onabrakpeya and Mark Coetzee,
In addition there will be live art and performance installations at the art fair from Nigeria’s brightest emerging art stars drawing and painting live at the venue with musical performances from artistes such as Vector, Simi, Ikon and Poe. The whole platform aims to encourage African and international patrons to visit Lagos, thus contributing to the rise of great artists and to inspire the next generation of African artists.
The ART X Lagos Founder and Director TP-Collective Mr.Tokini Peterside said some few words at the official press conference.
“I am encouraged by the interest and support we have received so far from all partners. This affirms our decision to go ahead with the project. As Nigeria and its neighbouring countries seek to diversify and expand their economies, our investment in the creative industry via ART X Lagos, offers a vital platform for growth and increased visibility, to artists and galleries”.