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A R T X L A G O S – A R T P A P E R
Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd November 2019
The Federal Palace – Victoria Island, Lagos

EDITORIAL | EDITO

Welcome to ART X Lagos 2019! From The Federal Palace – the fair’s new location in the heart of Victoria Island – the fourth edition of the fair promises a unique lineup of artists, art professionals, and art lovers who have found meaning in their lives through the power of creation. This year’s program has been carefully curated in such a way that it doesn’t limit itself to the visual arts alone and expands its vision to include other artistic expressions, such as performance, sound design, and fashion. ART X Talks compliments the two-day agenda with pertinent and inspirational conversations.
Under the umbrella theme of ‘Art in Life | Life through Art’, ART X Lagos 2019 intends to catalyse some of the most innovative creative projects and thought provoking narratives from Africa and its Diaspora, inspired by Lagos, one of the most dynamic and visionary capitals of the continent. In this exclusive edition, The Art Momentum features a selection of these special projects and extraordinary individuals. Enjoy the show!
Bienvenue à ART X Lagos 2019 ! Depuis son nouvel espace, le Federal Palace, en plein cœur de Victoria Island – la quatrième édition de la foire réunit une liste inédite d’artistes, de professionnels de l’art et d’amateurs d’art pour qui la création artistique a donné un sens à leur vie. Le programme de cette année a été soigneusement pensé et s’ouvre pour la première fois à d’autres expressions artistiques, telles que la performance, le sound design et la mode.
ART X Talks complète le programme des deux jour de la foire avec une série d’échanges et d’inspirantes conversations. ART X Lagos 2019, qui a choisi pour thème « L’art dans la vie | la vie à travers l’art », entend ainsi fournir une tribune à certains des projets et discours les plus novateurs et stimulants d’Afrique et de sa diaspora ; inspirés par Lagos, l’une des capitales les plus dynamiques et visionnaires du continent. Dans cette édition exclusive, The Art Momentum présente une sélection de ces projets et individus hors du commun. Que le spectacle commence !

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