In the exhibition “In Her Place” the artists examine gendered notions of national identity and its relation with motherhood, renewal and tradition, via charcoal drawings and site-specific works.
Tigist Yoseph Ron (b. 1977 in Gondar, Ethiopia) immigrated to Israel in 1984. She lives and works in Raanana. In her charcoal drawings and via digital techniques, she deals with notions of femininity, motherhood and parenthood. Yoseph Ron has participated in exhibitions in Israel and abroad, among them a duo exhibit in Addis Ababa (2018) in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture.
Mimi Tasama Sibaho (b. 1989 in Shoada, Ethiopia) immigrated to Israel in 1991. She lives and works in Netivot. She uses the colour black as a conceptual means, creating site-specific works using black wool strings and nails. The notions she refers to are derived from traditional Ethiopian culture. Tasama Sibaho has presented her work at the Sapir College of Audio and Visual Arts.