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, 2020, Scrap of Evidence (Ariyo), technique mixte sur bois, 37 X 34 cm © 31 PROJECT / Kelani Abass

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 the space of the Charles Wesley Hourdé Gallery in Paris and in fairs;


Kelani Abass, 2020, Scrap of Evidence (Ariyo), technique mixte sur bois, 37 X 34 cm © 31 PROJECT / Kelani Abass



Solo Show: Kelani Abass


October 16th - November 21st, 2020

31 PROJECT is happy to announce its upcoming exhibition: a solo show dedicated to Nigerian artist Kelani Abass.

Entitled Ìrántí, the exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue including an essay by Valentine Umansky (Curator of International Art - Tate Modern, London).

This individual show will be showcased during the 2020 edition of Photo Saint Germain.


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Georgina Maxim at FITE

September 18th, 2020 - 28th March 2021

Georgina Maxim participates to the FITE (Festival International des Textiles Extraordinaires) ! 


Exposition Love, Etc.

Musée Bargoin, Clermont Ferrand


BEHIND THE PROJECT - Charles-Wesley Hourdé & Clémence Houdart


Gallery owner Charles-Wesley Hourde, specialised in classical arts from Africa, Oceania and America, joins forces with Clémence Houdart, independent cultural sector consultant for visual arts, to create and develop a new independent branch of his business dedicated to contemporary art. Together, they found 31 project.

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Clémence Houdart





31 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris - France

The gallery is closed for the summer break. Re opening September 1st




31 PROJECT est une galerie spécialisée en art contemporain © 31 PROJECT, 2020

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