Ezra Wube (b. 1980, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is a mixed medium artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Through autobiography his work references the notion of past and present, the constant changing of place, and the dialogical tension between “here” and “there”. Wube’s exhibitions include 13th Lyon Biennale (2015); the Dak’Art Biennale (2014); The 18th International Festival of Contemporary Art SESC_Videobrasil (2014); and At the same moment, Time Square Midnight Moment program (2013).
Awards and residencies include Triangle Arts, AIM, Bronx Museum of the Arts (2014); Swing Space, LMCC (2013); The Substation: Dislocating the studio, University of the Witwatersrand (2011); and Château de la Napoule (2011). Ezra received his BFA (2004) from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA (2009) from Hunter College.
Palindrome, photography & digital print, 17 inch x 10 inch, 2015
Palindrome wishfully constructs and interprets the sameness for opposites.