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AKKA Project

Booth C7

Dubai, UAE
Venice, Italy

Filipe Branquinho, Spotted thief, from the School of thieves, 2021, Mixed media on Innova 100% cotton rag,  50 x 50 cm
Courtesy of AKKA Project & the Artist

Exploring brave new art and cultural initiatives, AKKA Project presents multidimensional exhibitions and immersive art experiences. We focus on contemporary art, in all its various forms, and building on our solid experience in the international art world, we painstakingly source and select the most fascinating emerging artists from across the globe. The aim is to go beyond the usual one-dimensional offering expected of an art gallery; and instead present dynamic exhibitions which are accompanied by vibrant and spirited cultural occasions: to elevate the gallery setting, with a depth and a pulsating energy, that creates holistic and multisensory experiences. Whilst the artists we work with are not limited by geography or methodology, AKKA Project pays special attention to the art from Africa and its diaspora. We are committed to promoting emerging African artists.

AKKA Project is the evolution of Create Hub Gallery, the critically-acclaimed and leading art space in Dubai, which is celebrated for hosting some of the most imaginative art experiences held in the UAE, and also for outstanding contemporary African art and cultural events. Whilst we will continue to host exhibitions that showcase African talent, these will be interjected with explorations of emerging art from other corners of the globe.


Filipe Branquinho
Gonçalo Mabunda
Kelechi Nwaneri


Filipe Branquinho
Goncalo Mabuda
Jimmy Kitheka
Kelechi Nwaneri
Margaret Ngigi
Mohamed Amin
Moira Forjaz
Peteros Ndunde
Rodrigo Mabunda
Workneh Bezu


Lidija Khachatourian, Director

Dubai, UAE
Al Quoz 1, 1st Al Khail Road, Dubai UAE 214843