Leo Lefort will arrive in the studio on the 2 july 2011.
A French expert in fine arts, Leo Lefort has an extensive curatorial background in Ethiopia having worked for several public and private art institutions and galleries from 1999 up to the future. He co-founded the LeLa Art Gallery where he curated 13 acclaimed solo and group shows featuring local and foreign artists. He taught Art Theory & Aesthetics at the Addis Ababa School of Fine Arts & Design for three years and was then affiliated for another two years with the Institute of Ethiopian Studies while working on a documentary film project on the Ethiopian contemporary art scene. He developed a variety of different curatorial projects H*TEL DYSTOPIA - Room 25/55 @ Bastakiya Art Fair, Dubai 2010 & ATELIER in Sept. 2010.