Addis Fine Art gallery showcases Ethiopian work at Art Dubai 2021

Hams Saleh, Arab News, March 31, 2021

[...] DUBAI: The 14th edition of Art Dubai — recognized as the Middle East’s leading art fair for showcasing local, regional, and international artists —  is attracting art lovers in the UAE with an in-person fair set to wrap up on Saturday.


Among the participating galleries is Addis Fine Art gallery, which has set up a booth at the event for the fourth year. The art hub, which is based in London and Addis Ababa, is exhibiting a group show of four artists from across Ethiopia — Tadesse Mesfin, Addis Gezehagn, Tsedaye Makonnen and Tizta Berhanu. 


Each of the artists is showcasing new works that explore and document humanity’s adaptability and resilient responses to moments of upheaval.


Gallery co-founder Rakeb Sile said that Art Dubai is one of her favorites. “It’s the only fair where we get to see galleries from pretty much the global south. It’s a really diverse encounter. Other fairs that we do are not necessarily that diverse,” she told Arab News. [...]

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