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Born in 1974, Aida Muluneh is an Ethiopian photographer and a contemporary artist. She spent much of her childhood between Yemen, Cyprus and England, before joining Canada and the United States for her studies.

Upon graduating from Howard University in Washington in 2000, she has been a photojournalist notably for the Washington Post. In 2004, her artwork entered the permanent collection of the prestigious Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of African Art.

In 2007, she won the European Union Prize at the Bamako photography meetings.

A committed woman

Aida Muluneh returned to Ethiopia, after 28 years of absence, and founded the festival Addis Foto Fest, a first in East Africa. The idea is to bring together African-American photographers and Africans, and to encourage Ethiopian photographers to re-appropriate the story of their country. …

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