Water in Ethiopia

Water in Ethiopia © Andy Spyra

As part of its activities in 2022, the Goethe-Institut in Addis Abeba invites photographers based in Ethiopia to participate in a photography workshop with the renowned German photographer Andy Spyra and focusing on the theme of “Water” in relation to Ethiopia.

The participants of the workshop from 12–16  April 2022 at the Goethe-Institut in Addis Abeba were selected by a jury made up of Andy Spyra and an Ethiopian photographer.

Abenzer Tefera 
Ashenafi Mestika 
Bemnet Fekadu 
Carlo Ertola
Dawit Teshome
Mekdes Ababu                              
Mikiyas Alemayehu

Delivered through a blend of lectures, field work and group/individual consultations that experiment with ways of visual storytelling, the workshop brings together photographers from diverse backgrounds to engage photographically with the theme of "Water in Ethiopia", learn new skills about storytelling and to co-produce new stories that surprise, inform, provoke thought and facilitate the exchange of ideas.