[...] Addis Fine Art gallery showcases engaging and profound contemporary art from the Horn of Africa region and its Diasporas.
Founded in 2016 by Rakeb Sile and Mesai Haileleul, Addis Fine Art galleries are based both in Addis Ababa and London. January 2016 saw the opening of the gallery's main space in the heart of Addis Ababa displaying diverse works of modern and contemporary artists, and in London in October 2016, the gallery's AFA Project Space was launched with an international programme around voices from the Diaspora. In 2020 Addis Fine Art expanded, moving to an exhibition space in Cromwell Place, opening with an impressive exhibition by the brilliant Ethiopian modernist painter Tadesse Mesfin.
From 23rd February until 7th March, Addis Fine Art will join more than 40 galleries from across five continents and participate in South-South Veza the inaugural event of South South, a peer-led platform that focuses on art from the Global South. [...]