In December 2021, the Africa Soft Power Project (ASP) hosted a session at Art Basel Miami, exploring themes around art and (black) society, and the place of “African art” in the post-COVID world.
Speakers included Franklin Sirmans, Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Hannah O’Leary, Director & Head of Modern and Contemporary African Art, Sotheby’s, Touria El Glaoui, Founding Director of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Oti Roberts, Private Art Collector & Nkiru Balonwu, Founder & Creative Director, The Africa Soft Power Project.
About Art Basel
Taking place in Miami, the next Art Basel event will run from the 2nd – 4th December 2021, exhibiting foremost galleries from Africa, North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works. Further information here.
Date: 2nd December, 2021
2:30pm – 3:30pm Networking/Opening
3:30pm – 4:30pm Discussion
4:30pm – 5:30pm Networking/Hors d’oeuvres
Founder & Creative Director, The Africa Soft Power Project
Private Art Collector
Touria El Glaoui
Founding Director of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair
Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami
Director & Head of Modern and Contemporary African Art, Sotheby’s