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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.

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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.

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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

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17 - 19 February 2023

Artists : Kelani Abass, M'Barka Amor, Léonard Pongo


Venue : CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, Afrique du Sud

Léonard Pongo, 2019, Untitled, from the Primordial Earth series, giclée print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Mat Ultrasmooth. Detail.


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.

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