MOVIES & MUSIC MUSIC 50 Pan-African artists to participate in 2018 Art X Lagos By Adewunmi Tosin Posted on September 6, 2018 2 min read 0 1 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin about 50 artists, speakers and performers, across Africa and the Diaspora are expected to participate in the 2018 edition of West Africa’s premier art fair, Art X Lagos. The fair, scheduled to take place between November 2 and 4 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island in Lagos, will also host exhibitions from 18 leading art galleries from different parts of the continent. They include Addis Fine Art (Ethiopia), Afriart Gallery (Uganda), Arthouse – The Space (Nigeria), Artyrama (Nigeria), Bloom Art (Nigeria), Circle Art Agency (Kenya), Gallery 1957 (Ghana), Nike Art Gallery (Nigeria) and Nubuke Foundation (Ghana), to mention a few. This time, the much sought-after talk show, Art X Talks, is expected return to the fair, with key stakeholders in Africa’s art economy discussing important themes pertinent to the state and evolution of contemporary art on the continent. Art X Talks, curated by Missla Libsekal, will hold on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4. The year’s edition of the talk show will feature a guest appearance by a prominent artist who will be announced soon. The fair will also feature a series of diverse and exciting art installations curated by A Whitespace Creative Agency and interactive projects that visitors will be encouraged to participate in. The Art X Live, the dynamic live art and sound performance, is scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Inaugurated in 2016, ART X Lagos is designed to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and to widen Nigeria’s connection to the art scene across Africa and internationally.