Melke’a Addis Ababa
Maheder Haileselassie Tadese was born in 1990, and is a photographer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her photographic inspiration comes from the history, identity, memories of her own and of people she engages with everyday. Maheder has exhibited internationally, and has worked for major news organizations such as AFP, Reuters, Getty Images, Le Monde and Der Spiegel. She is also a member of international associations Women Photograph and Authority Collective. Maheder has recently founded Center for Photography in Ethiopia (CPE), a learning and discussion platform for Ethiopian Photographers, and curated a photography exhibition titled Baxxe: Home, and co-edited a photography publication titled Against Gravity.