selfies are revolutionary, especially for myself, a second-generation American of Eritrean descent. the new, new is a self-made prophecy that touches on the formation of diasporic identity through traditional and modern fashion. this post also features a mini-tutorial of the albaso hairstyle which is traditionally worn by Eritrean women of the Tigrinya tribe.
An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.
When you find introspection in the form of an underground subway art installation two thousand four hundred fifty miles away from home
A foreigner and a handsome local meet at a dress shop. The foreigner requests a custom-made outfit. The local is a garment worker at the shop and now assigned to make the dress. What will happen once they lock eyes?
The meaning of “Ariam” and the reason why I stopped mispronouncing my name [on purpose]
Amerikawit is a poem about a young American woman whose figure and language skills makes her feel inferior to the locals in a small African country.
Part 2 of tips aimed to guide diaspora in Maekel Ketema – [the neighborhood] in the African city that never sleeps.