Ask Addoley + Anna
a daily commissioned Podcast with Anna Ihle

October 15 - 20, 2019

Coast Contemporary is a space for art and a place of encounter that assembles artists and art professionals.
It is a journey on land and aboard a ship along the Norwegian coast.

We aim to show parts of the contemporary Norwegian art scene mixed up with international artists, curators, writers, activists, artist unions, organizations, galleries, museums, institutions and the support system around the arts. We wish to share, open up the art scene to an international auduence and contribute to a stronger artist economy.



Recent Exhibitions + Events


Open Studio: Bittersweet

August 23, 2019

6-10 pm

Cité internationale des arts
18 Rue de l'Hôtel de ville, Paris

Bittersweet , a series of works in progress, continues Dzegede's exploration of the history of decorative objects and "traditional" textiles. In researching traditional textiles, she discovered that deeper research reveals interlaced stories involving trade, mimicry, exploitation and transitions between artisanal processes and industrialized processes. His recent interests are in Dutch wax prints (now more identified with Africa than in their home country) and Dutch sitsen (chintzes from India) used in traditional Dutch clothing.

Recently, she expanded her explorations using cocoa, Ghana's main cash crop, as a metaphor for the bitterness of her attraction to seemingly innocuous decorative artifacts that reveal darker stories when we examine historical links and tangles behind them. them.



Special Guest of Sabine Bolk and Guave at The Batik Stand at the Tong Tong Fair in The Hague, the Netherlands.

May 26, 2019

2-3 pm

Op 26 mei is Addoley Dzegede te gast bij ons. Addoley Dzegede is een Ghanees-Amerikaanse interdisciplinaire kunstenaar. Ze richt zich in haar werk op dit moment op het metaforisch potentieel van materiaal, textiel tradities en hoe daarin kleur en patronen gebruikt worden om toebehoren tot een groep uit te drukken. In haar werk gebruikt zij vaak textiel. Sinds enkele jaren werkt zij met de techniek Batik en onderzoekt hiermee ‘Wax Print’, de imitatie-batiks vervaardigd in o.a. Nederland.


an exhibition by LAB:D (Addoley Dzegede + Lyndon Barrois Jr)

Nov 2 - Dec 1, 2018

2701 Cherokee Street
St Louis, MO

Exhibition Programming: Gallery Talk with the artists
Saturday, Nov 3, 12:00 – 1:00 pm


solo exhibition

Nov 8, 2018

Chalmers Art Gallery, University of Kansas

1467 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS

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This Country

an exhibition organized by Kahlil Robert Irving

Oct 26 - Nov 18, 2018

Zilkha South Gallery, Wesleyan University

283 Washington Terrace
Middletown, CT

Organized by artist Kahlil Irving, a range of media, including film screenings, will ruminate on the flag. On view at the same time is Kahlil Irving's solo exhibition Street Matter: Decay & Forever/Golden Age in Zilkha's Main Gallery.

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Installation view. Photo: Dusty Kessler.

Installation view. Photo: Dusty Kessler.

Addoley Dzegede: Here and Elsewhere

April 30 - October 30, 2018

St Louis Lambert Airport, Terminal 2

Addoley Dzegede’s “Here and Elsewhere” is a 12 ft.-wide silkscreened pigment on cloth work that was inspired by the artist’s post-graduate apprenticeship at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia in 2015. She explored a 5-block radius around the museum to select motifs found in architecture . . . However, she used a color palette commonly used in Dutch Wax prints . . . This is the largest installation of “Here and Elsewhere”; smaller sections have been on exhibition at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia. It’s located in Terminal 2 between gates E10 and E12. 


Addoley Dzegede: Ballast

May 11 - August 19, 2018

Contemporary Art Museum St Louis

3750 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO

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Duda Bubek, Caroline Carlsmith, DIRT, Addoley Dzegede, M, Ashley Wick, and Nicole Wilson, along with an architectural intervention by Jan Ulmer.

Curated by Amanda Bowles.

April 6 - May 4, 2018

Monaco, 2701 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO



In Site, a commission for Dwell in Other Futures


A one-day installation featuring objects from the National Building Arts Center in Sauget, IL.
For the main component of In Site, @nationalbuildingartscenter was created on Instagram, to then be handed over to the institution at the completion of the project.

Dwell in Other Futures festival was organized by Gavin Kroeber, Tim Portlock, and Rebecca Wanzo

April 27, 2018 at the .Zack in Saint Louis, MO