Mektefia Styled Women Paintings by Tamerat Siltan

The Heroines Among Us

The Mektefia is an Ethiopian wooden chopping board. Tamerat Siltan took the shape of the Mektefia as his base to create the female form in scenes of social and political topics. Take a look below at these captivating paintings that are so much more than pretty forms, but hold such a deeper meaning, just like the women they represent.

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