16:9 is a billboard attached to the yard-side of Kingsgate Workshops that is visible from the street and from Kilburn Grange Park. Kingsgate Project Space commissions new works from emerging and established artists specially for this site. Kobby Adi has been invited to create our fourteenth edition for the project.
Kobby Adi graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, London in 2018 and is currently studying at the Royal Academy Schools. Solo exhibitions include: like a lit match in a NU-FREEZER; held, Constance Howard Gallery, London (2018); Bad Nu Days, NU ARKHIVES, Accra (2018); and Supernatural Feetwashing, Centre of Pan African Thought, London (2017). Selected group exhibitions include ITEOTW, Apparently (with Mimi Hope), Kupfer, London (2019); and Bloomberg New Contemporaries at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Biennial and South London Gallery (2018). In 2018 Kobby was awarded the Christine Risley Award and was selected to be part of the Art Quest Peer Forum programme at Camden Arts Centre.