Video: A Retrospective Journey Through 8 Remarkable Years with Addis Fine Arts

Over the years, Addis Fine Art has played a pivotal role in championing African artists on the global stage, emerging as a significant influencer in the contemporary African art market. (Photo: AFA)

Tadias Magazine

Updated: February 2nd, 2024

New York (TADIAS) – This year commemorates the 8th anniversary of Addis Fine Arts, an enduring commitment to showcasing and garnering global recognition for artists from Ethiopia and its diasporas, with a specific focus on “shedding light on the region’s rich artistic history.”

As stated on its website, Addis Fine Art stands as a prominent African contemporary art gallery, featuring locations in both Addis Ababa and London. Founded in 2016 by Rakeb Sile and Mesai Haileleul, the gallery has centered its focus on artists hailing from Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa, and its diasporas. Over the years, Addis Fine Art has played a pivotal role in championing African artists on the global stage, emerging as a significant influencer in the contemporary African art market.

Distinguished by its international program, the gallery showcases mid-career artists through its London gallery space, making it one of the few Black and African-owned art galleries in the city. Simultaneously, the Addis Ababa location has transformed into a regional incubator for undiscovered talent, serving as a platform for exhibiting and nurturing the careers of emerging artists

In this video, founders Rakeb Sile and Mesai Haileleul take a retrospective look at the gallery’s remarkable journey.

8th Anniversary Video – Addis Fine Art from Addis Fine Art on Vimeo.

Related:

Addis Ababa’s Runway to Cultural Nexus: HAFW 2024 Shaping the Global Fashion Scene

Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.