Addis Calling: Vortic Edition25 Feb - 30 Apr 2021 Online Addis Fine Art is pleased to present Addis Calling: Vortic Edition, in partnership with Vortic XR the art world’s leading extended reality XR platform, as part of their London Collective. Addis Calling: Vortic Edition offers an abridged survey of the diverse contemporary Ethiopian art scene, featuring artists both based in...
The City of SaintsEyerusalem Jiregna 3 - 19 Sep 2020 Online LAUNCH VIEWING ROOM Eyerusalem Adugna Jiregna (b.1993) is an emerging photographer and fashion designer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Informed by her experience in design, she uses photography to document the vibrant everyday realities of the nation's inhabitants. She specialises in evocative and sensitive portraits, which are distinguished by their...
Cellular UniverseMerikokeb Berhanu 2 - 29 Jul 2020 Online Addis Fine Art is pleased to present Cellular Universe, Merikokeb Berhanu's third solo show with the gallery.
Merikokeb's vibrant works at first glance appear abstract: swirls of colour circulate organically across the canvas creating imagery that mesmerises and draws in the viewer. Closer inspection reveals recognisable forms; familiar patterns from the natural world start to emerge, creating a mysterious almost subterranean atmosphere. Life-generating forms, such as orange seed pods, embryos, fallopian tubes, and pulsing cells, are set against a network of gaunt, drooping figures, and surreal earthly structures.
Thinking Africa, Painting EuropaErmias Kifleyesus 12 - 26 Jun 2020 Online LAUNCH VIEWING ROOM Thinking Africa & Painting Europa by Ermias Kifleyesus, groups nine paintings in three main bodies of work that were produced between 2019 and 2020. One of portraits: Picasso Colleague, Three-Thousand-Century Man and Mask Man; one of recognisable and cross-cultural landscapes: Thinking Africa & Painting Europa and Addis...