Known For: Directing · Place of Birth: Ethiopia
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Ezra Wube (b. 1980, Ethiopia) is a mixed media artist lives and work in Brooklyn, NY. His work references ideas of belonging in displacement and emplacement, the notion of past and present, the constant changing of place, and the dialogical tensions between "here" and "there".
Movies & TV shows
Reflecting on growing up in Ethiopia in the 1980s' part of a group show titled: "Feedback: Art, Africa and the Eighties".
Words of Wisdom / On Going
Prior to making this animation, Wube walked around the block of 165 street, visiting the surrounding stores and meeting passersby. He asked the people he met if they had any words of wisdom or a small...
In this short animation, each scene is based on suggestions from other people. When he approached individuals that he had never met before, he would ask them to direct him to their favorite place in t...