International contemporary art, Africa and diasporas
Our mission is to promote African contemporary art scenes through multidisciplinary exhibitions of emerging and established artists from the continent and its diasporas.
Kelani Abass, 2022, Stamping History, Making Time 9, ink, numbering stamp on paper, 60 x 114cm
31 PROJECT is an entity designed on a flexible model, to react as closely as possible to current events: a vision that is deployed intermittently through a series of exhibitions in our gallery in Paris and in fairs, in France and abroad.
We are delighted to announce the opening of our new space Les Verrières, located at 41 rue de Seine, as well as the openings of the two inaugural exhibitions:
Galerie 31 PROJECT ‧ Effet de groupe
Group exhibition with all the contemporary artists of the gallery
Galerie Charles-Wesley Hourdé ‧ Pièces choisies
Selection of important ancient sculptures from Africa and Oceania
Thursday, 9 February 2023
Opening night - de 7pm à 10pm
Les Verrières, 41 rue de Seine, 75006, Paris
Léonard Pongo, 2019, Untitled, from the Primordial Earth series, giclée print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Mat Ultrasmooth. Detail.
BEHIND THE PROJECT
Charles-Wesley Hourdé, a specialist in the classical arts of Africa, Oceania and America, has partnered with Clémence Houdart, a consultant in the cultural sector for the visual arts, to create and develop a branch dedicated to the African contemporary art scenes. Together in 2019, they founded 31 PROJECT.