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Jun 22, 2018. - Dec 30, 2018.

Ezra Wube

Tales of Home

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Ezra Wube (Ethiopian, b. 1980) Hidirtna (Sisters), 2018, Stop action and pixilation animation, paint and video projection on canvas, Courtesy of the artist

Ezra Wube: Tales of Home presents a group of five stop-motion animation videos of New York-based, Ethiopian artist Ezra Wube.

The shorts feature vignettes about urban life in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and visual depictions of Ethiopian oral folktales. The artist uses a range of material, including paint, paper cut-outs, seeds, plants, and photography, to create intriguing films highlighting daily life in Ethiopia’s largest city and fantastical, oral folk tales from the artist’s youth.

 

Action Photo

Ezra Wube (Ethiopian, b. 1980)
Kaled, 2014
Stop action and pixilation animation, Paint on canvas
Courtesy of the artist

Double Mona Lisa

Ezre Wube (Ethiopian, b. 1980)
Menged Merkato, 2016
Stop action and pixilation animation using mixed mediums
Courtesy of the artist