Unseen Amsterdam 2019

20 - 22 September 2019

Gallery 1957 presents a solo exhibition by the award-winning Ivorian photographer and mixed media artist Joana Choumali at Unseen Amsterdam 2019, running from 20 - 22 September, 2019. Presenting new works which blend photography with collage and embroidery, the exhibition is made of works from the series Alba’hian. It will also debut additional works inspired by the artist’s early-morning explorations of Accra in the summer of 2019; marking a departure for the artist, this latest body of work sees the artist working on a larger scale (up to 2m x 1m), for the first time. Joana’s recent series "ça va aller..." (it will be OK) (2016-2019) is shortlisted for the 8th cycle of Prix Pictet “Hope”.

1:54 New York 2019

3 - 5 May 2019

We are excited to be exhibiting at 1:54 New York (Industria, West Village) for the third time this May. Come visit us at booth B12 where we will be showing works from Thameur Mejri (Tunisia), Raphael Adjetey Adjei Mayne (Ghana) and Cameron Platter (South Africa).

Untitled Art Miami Beach 2018

5 – 8 December 2018

Gallery 1957 is pleased to present the work of Ghanaian artist, Serge Attukwei Clottey, for the first time at UNTITLED, Miami Beach.

Art X Lagos 2018

2 – 4 November 2018

Gallery 1957 is excited to be exhibiting new work by artist Gerald Chukwuma at Art X Lagos in Nigeria. Gerald's new work titled: IGBO LANDING - "the water spirit brought us, the water spirit will take us home" was the song on the lips of the Igbo slaves as they marched into the marshy depths of Dunbar Creek, choosing suicide over slavery.

1-54 New York

4 – 6 May 2018

Gallery1957 invites visitors to a recreation of Ghanaian artist Gideon Appah's family home at 1-54 New York, 4 - 6 May 2018. The site-specific solo booth marks the gallery's second showing at the New York edition of the fair.

Art Dubai 2018

21 – 24 March 2017

Gallery 1957 participates for the first time at Art Dubai with a solo booth from Togolese artist Modupeola Fadugba, who will hold a solo exhibition at Gallery 1957, Accra in August 2018.

Art X Lagos 2017

3 – 5 November 2017

Gallery 1957 returns for the second edition of Art X Lagos with a solo booth by Jeremiah Quarshie following the artist’s relocation to Nigeria and residency at African Artists’ Foundation (AAF).

1:54 London 2017

5 – 8 October 2017

Gallery 1957 returns to 1:54 London with a dual-artist presentation by Godfried Donkor and Serge Attukwei Clottey.

Contemporary Istanbul

14 – 17 September 2017

Gallery 1957 participates in Contemporary Istanbul for the first time with a solo booth of works by Gerald Chukwuma. The fair coincides with Istanbul Biennial.

1:54 New York 2017

5 – 7 May 2017

Gallery 1957 exhibits at1:54 New York with recent works by Serge Attukwei Clottey and Jeremiah Quarshie. Both artists are based in Accra and work internationally.

Cape Town Art Fair

17 – 19 February 2017

Gallery 1957 exhibits a solo booth of works by Serge Attukwei Clottey in the TOMORROWS/TODAY section of Cape Town Art Fair; a curated cross-section of the most exciting emerging artists from Africa.

Art X Lagos 2016

4 – 6 November 2016

Gallery 1957 participates in the inaugural edition of ART X Lagos with a solo booth of paintings from Jeremiah Quarshie’s Yellow is the Colour of Water series.

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