Akka Project, Al Quoz 3, 6th Street, Warehouse 4, Dubai
Africa is often referred to as one place or one country, when it is world’s second-largest and arguably most diverse continent. With this series we would like to present each Countries for its diversity and singularity.
A synergy between culture - art - fashion we are presenting a fulfilled experience worth the trip.
Our partners are LightFootTravel as cultural advisor, fashion brand Efro & Co will showcase their fabulous fusion designs which are inspired by East Africa attire. Dubai-based designer Dina Yassin, who is behind the brand, uses fabrics sourced and processed in East Africa, as well as the talent and innovation of local skilled crafts-people. The taste of Ethiopian traditional food will be provided by the highly authentic restaurant, Zagol Betekitfo.
Participating artists: Yosef Lule, Nahosenay Negussie, Brook Yeshitila, Workneh Bezu, Henok Ayele, Dawit Tefera and Adiy Ashete