Social interaction is a key component of my artistic process that adds a layer of sincerity to my work. 

 My work often becomes a social platform for personal storytelling and unexpected interactions. Bringing artists and communities together is an essential component of my methodology. For “Patching Up,” I invited artists from Norway, the US, and Kenya to Ethiopia to interact with local artists, students, and artisans. Together we went on field excursions, studio visits, and conducted workshops. The various events culminated in an exciting group exhibition, 

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