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Aïda Muluneh

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Aïda Muluneh

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Thu 21 Jul 2022 – Fri 30 Sep 2022

Born in Ethiopia in 1974, Aïda left the country at a young age and spent an itinerant childhood between Yemen and England. After several years in a boarding school in Cyprus, she finally settled in Canada in 1985. In 2000, she graduated with a degree from the Communication Department with a major in Film from Howard University in Washington D.C. After graduation she worked as a photojournalist at the Washington Post, however, her work can also be found in several international publications.
Also as an exhibiting artist, Aida’s work has been shown in South Africa, Mali, Senegal, Egypt, Canada, United States of America, France, Germany, England, Norway, China, to name a few countries. A collection of her images can be found in the permanent collection at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, Hood Museum, The RISD Museum of Art and the Museum of Biblical Art in the United States. She is the 2007 recipient of the European Union Prize in the Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie, in Bamako, Mali, the 2010 winner of the CRAF International Award of Photography in Spilimbergo, Italy, Winner of 2020 The Royal Photographic Society Curatorship award, a 2018 CatchLight Fellow in San Francisco, USA. In 2019, she also became the first black woman to co-curator of the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition while serving as a Canon Europe Ambassador.
Aïda Muluneh’s striking images, from her most recent series The Crimson Echo, explore African female identity – situating it within the colonial experience

Radical Imagination curated by The Photographer’s Gallery features 7 International Women Photographers to include Aïda Muluneh’s, Maryam Wahid, Silvia Rosi, Yufan Lu, Anna Neubauer
Mónica Alcázar-Duarte, Shoufay Derz

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Thu 21 Jul 2022 – Fri 30 Sep 2022
Location: King’s Cross, The Outside Art Project

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