Born 1980 - Ethiopia
Ezra Wube (b. 1980, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is a cross disciplinary 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 the Dak’Art 2014 Biennale, Dakar, Senegal (2014); 5TH Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech, Morocco (2014); The 18th International Festival of Contemporary Art SESC_Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil (2014); and At the same moment, a Times Square Midnight Moment program, New York, NY (2013).
Wube’s awards and residencies include Artist in the marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts (2014); Swing Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY (2013); The Substation, Johannesburg, South Africa (2011); Contemporary Artists Center Woodside, Troy, NY (2011); and Château de la Napoule, France (2011). Wube received his BFA (2004) from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA) and an MFA (2009) from Hunter College, New York, NY.