Home for me is what I carry with me on every journey life takes me, I create it where ever go, it’s the connection with the people around me. The urge to create the atmosphere through interaction with the people I feel most comfortable with. Home is where there is equal amount of acceptance and rejection. It has a feel of limitation. Last but not least home is where I can’t be fully myself. Finding my true home has set me free to finding my true self.
Yonas was born and raised in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. He is a self-taught African photographer fascinated by art from a young age. He managed to use all the resources around him, as limited as they are in his country’s context to bring his talent to the forefront of Ethiopian art and photography. Having great eyes for art and richness of stories, his inner drive comes from the meaning behind images.
In Africa there are stories everywhere, everything has a voice if given the means to speak. With the goal of being an outlet, an instrument to voice this African beauty all over the world