4-20 May 2006. Gotas traditional silos found in homes in northern Ethiopia for storing grain made by arte povera artist Elias Sime go on show at the Alliance thio-franaise. The exhibits are large in size and inspired by indigenous constructions using mud and straw. A graduate in fine art, after completing his studies Sime turned his attention to collage, using found materials scrap metal, torn material, bottle tops, buttons, thread, keys to make his art. Mon-Fri 12.00-19.30, Sat 09.30-12.00, 14.00-18.30. Entry free.

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Alliance thio-franaise, Wavel Street (Piazza) Tel. +251 (0) 11 1550213. Email: aef@allianceaddis.org.