Aleka Gebre Selassie Adil
Following the Italian invasion in 1935, Ethiopian artists decidedly focused on issues that are still important today: the country's prestige, well being, and national unity. Since then, the image of Ethiopia or of being Ethiopian is represented in many artistic creations.
In the visual arts as well as in secular literature, drama, poetry, and music, the symbolic representation of Ethiopia becomes a subject of the utmost importance.
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