We are going to plant eatable plants


24/05/2011 We are going to plant eatable plants

“We are going to plant eatable plants with small root, considering the weather condition and the space. Basically the Zoma Center in Harla cultivates some plants in the center”s space and we are working with villagers how to work on this more; plus I am asking some other people, including Elias Seme because he has been working with plants before which plants will work on Harla´s climate

About using local plants, I think of this but this mean am not going to use other differents, so if it works with the Harla environment why shouldn’t I use other?

I am working a 5 meter sculpture and I think of planting the plants only as until the childeren can reach them and the rest will be the aesthetic part. On maximum of 2 meters the plants will be planted. The reason I think of this as well,  is  the problem on watering . As you already imagined there is a problem on water, but this doesn’t include the school. The school has it own water. That is the one reason we choose the school.”


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Kebreak Demeke

Ethiopian artist graduated in painting from the School of Fine Arts and Design in Addis Abeba. He is a founding member of Niten Art Studio and 41 Art Studio. Besides his paintings he has worked in the illustration and design fields. Kebreab has participated in several group exhibitions in Ethiopia.

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