Home is like a liquid space that builds up by acceptance and belonging. Every interaction to this fluidity may affect the memory to recall the past.
This is my past and present home; this home builds with fragility and vulnerability.
Born in 1982, Naod Lemma grew up in Merkato, the famous open air market neighborhood in Addis Abeba. In 2009, after graduating from Addis Ababa University with a degree in Theatre Arts he began to explore different mediums, such as experimental filmmaking and performance art.
Naod’s multimedia arts explore different kinds of everyday people in Ethiopia and their environmental and social life. In 2010, Naod began work on an ongoing project that focuses on portraits of people and their condition as “strangers” within their ordinary existence in their daily life. His stated role is to ‘give recognition to their existence through my art works’