Sep 12 – Dec 5, 2015


Jane Baldwin: Kara Women Speak

September 12, 2015 to December 6, 2015
Through portraiture and film, Sonoma Valley photographer Jane Baldwin gives voice to the women of the Omo River Valley of Southwestern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya. Life-size photographs and accompanying stories capture the strength and vulnerability of each woman, each a holder of her ancestral wisdom.  In the oral tradition of story telling their dignity is revealed. The exhibition, guest curated by Anne Veh, includes: an audio tour of short interviews of the Kara, Hamar, Nyangatom, Dassanech and Kwegu women; a video of Baldwin working in-situ, cultural artifacts, and a short film of a Kara woman sharing her concerns for the survival of her people. 


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