Current Exhibitions

Matt Kayem | Blue Jeans
Online – AKKA Project Dubai

AKKA Project is pleased to present Matt Kayem, an Ugandan contemporary visual artist. Blue Jeans offers a chance to take a deeper look at his braided creations, representation of contemporary African people, fake versions of the real ones, that have lost their original identity after colonialism.

Matt’s textural creations show a deep influence by surrealism and pop art. Through daily representation, the artist presents us His “Afropop” aesthetic that explores themes like race, religion and sexuality

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Tricolore | Christopher Veggetti Kanku
AKKA Project Venezia

Tricolore 2022 è un tour artistico lungo un anno per denunciare l’inutilità dei pregiudizi e la bellezza del cambiamento.  Il nuovo progetto di Luigi Christopher Veggetti Kanku apre il 20 gennaio 2022 con la prima tappa a Venezia, alla Galleria AKKA Project, per conoscere quattro opere totalmente digitali, formato NFT (i Non-Fungible Token che certificano e proteggono l’autenticità dell’opera d’arte) firmate da Christopher Veggetti. La mostra itinerante proseguirà in altre città d’Italia (il calendario è in fase di definizione) e non solo. Anche Sudafrica, Brasile e Stati Uniti sono pronti a conoscere l’ispirazione creativa e sociale dell’artista 42enne nei prossimi mesi. L’evento internazionale si concluderà dopo 12 mesi, nel gennaio del 2023, al Museum of Fine Arts (MOFA) dell’università Statale della Florida

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MaDzimbabwe | Group exhibition
AKKA Project Dubai

Executive Director and Curator: Raphael Chikukwa
Organized on the occasion of Zimbabwe participation at EXPO 2020 by National Gallery of Zimbabwe and the  Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe

MaDzimbahwe is a group exhibition “traversing generations, gender and media to encapsulate Zimbabwe’s artistic offering at this prestigious platform: “Expo Dubai 2020” as stated by Curator Raphael Chikukwa. Most of the presented works were created in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as such, these works are rife with different viewpoints, speaking to the embodiment of principles of creativity, social consciousness and critical engagement that have manifested in these trying times. 

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Kaleidoscopika 2022
AKKA Project Venezia

On the occasion of the 59th Venice Art Biennale, AKKA Project is thrilled to announce KaleidoscopicA, a group exhibition that aims to highlight the importance of the Arts and Artists from the African Continent. 

The first edition of KaleidoscopicA will focus on exploring the art scene of East Africa. Counting on so many different ethnic groups and cultures, talents and styles the arts from East Africa are powerful and vibrant. 

AKKA Project aspires to create a unique and enriching experience, giving the opportunity to the visitors to discover the artists’ stories and works in Venice, during La Biennale 2022.

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WopArt Fair

Through my Eyes | Kelechi Nwaneri

Zurich | Pop up exhibition

I Have a dream! | Group exhibition

Photo Basel 2021

Cyrus Kabiru, Artist's residence in Venice, AKKA Project Art Gallery

Artist in Residence program: Cyrus Kabiru in Venice

I Exist! – photographic group exhibition

Rhythmic Elements | Group exhibition

Art Dubai 2021

Deus ex femina | Group exhibition

FOCUS ON UGANDA | Group Exhibition

Goncalo Mabunda at The Foundry

Unfaded Times II: Buluu (Blue) Shadows Series by Jimmy Kitheka

Enciclope_dia

Artist in Residence program: Kelechi Nwaneri in Venice

AKKA Project | Venice Artist Residency: The Concept

Photo London Digital Edition

LIPIKO – a short film about Filipe Branquinho produced by AKKA Project

The Urban Landscape | Group Exhibition

Photo Basel 2020

ART: AN ESSENTIAL NEED | Emergency Grants for artists living in Africa

Art And About Africa, online platform

Art Dubai 2020

Doors, Eyes and Tribal Marks | Group Exhibition

Focus on South Africa | Art-Culture-Cuisine at AKKA Project DUBAI

Venice goes to Dubai | Group exhibition

National Pavilion of Mozambique at the Biennale Arte Venezia

Mozambique: Exploring The In Between | Venezia

Art to Z: spring group exhibition @ Akka Project Dubai

The Photographic Journey of Mohamed Amin

Inspiring Change | A Photographic Journey of Mohamed “Mo” Amin

Celebrating the greatest Maasai Mara photographer of the year with Angama Mara

Behind the lens | Mo Amin

Masquerada | group exhibition | Venezia

Behind the lens | Mario Macilau

Behind the lens | Teddy Mitchener

Africa… & the other 54 Countries: Focus on Kenya

Dot by dot | Mohamed Hamida solo exhibition

Game of Thrones by Goncalo Mabunda

Speaking… and there is still no one to hear me: solo exhibition by Mario Macilau

Walking the line – when everything begins

Africa… & the other 54 countries: Focus on Ethiopia

Okongola by Victor Sitali

Washa, simple tales in complex times

Children of Africa by Armand Boua | Dubai

ASEM Mozambique & AKKA Project friendship

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