Aida Muluneh

b. 1974, Ethiopia

Aida Muluneh received a BA in film, radio and TV from Howard University in 2001. Since then, she has worked as a freelance photographer and founded DESTA (Developing and Educating Societies through the Arts), an organization that seeks to develop opportunities in the global community for African artists throughout the diaspora.

Recommended web sites for further study
(not affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution)

http://www.aidamuluneh.info
http://www.jomodesign.com/aida/index.html
http://www.zoozoom.com

On April 30, on the occasion of the opening of Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora, curator Elizabeth Harney asked Aida to comment on her work in relation to the exhibition's theme of relocation and diaspora.
Go to the Video Interview section.

Untitled, Panel 1 Untitled, Panel 2 Untitled, Panel 3

Untitled
2002
Polaroid transfer on sheet metal
25 x 55 cm. (10 x 21 1/2 in.)
Collection of the artist

The Embrace

The Embrace
2001
Polaroid transfer on ceramic tile
11 x 11 x 0.3 cm. (4 x 4 x 1/8 in.)
Collection of the artist

Happy

Happy
2002
Polaroid transfer on ceramic tile
11 x 11 x 0.3 cm. (4 x 4 x 1/8 in.)
Collection of the artist

Difficult

Difficult
2002
Polaroid transfer on ceramic tile
11 x 11 x 0.3 cm. (4 x 4 x 1/8 in.)
Collection of the artist

Foundation

Foundation
2000
Polaroid transfer on ceramic tile
20 x 20 x 0.5 cm. (8 x 8 x 3/16 in.)
Collection of the artist

Space
Spirit of Sisterhood

Spirit of Sisterhood
2000
Cibachrome print
101 x 75,5 cm. (40 x 30 in.)
Collection of the artist

Grace

Grace
1999
Cibachrome print
76 x 101 cm. (30 x 40 in.)
Collection of the artist

Dues

Dues
2002
Polaroid transfer on plexiglass, wood-framed lightbox
136 x 30.5 x 17 cm (54 x 12 x 7 in.)
Collection of the artist



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Mickaël Bethe-Selassié | Etiyé Dimma Poulsen | Aida Muluneh | Elisabeth Atnafu | Wosene Worke Kosrof | Skunder Boghossian | Achamyeleh Debela | Kebedech Tekleab | Julie Mehretu | Elizabeth Habte Wold

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