More than a dozen of these photos of Surma tribes of Ethiopia (Upper Omo Valley), captured by Photographer Louisa Seton, can be found HERE.
By Louisa Seton |
Sydney-based photographer Louisa Seton’s journey through Ethiopia to photograph the Surma tribes (including the Mursi and Suri) in the remote Upper Omo Valley near Ethiopia’s semi-discovered South Sudanese border “before their culture is lost” have been documented in a new exhibition titled ‘Odyssey’, available for viewing at Studio 124 in Perth, Australia this month. Here we present a selection of some of the most striking images from her trip.
Women of Naregeer village
“The women in this area of the Upper Omo Valley are traditionally known for their lip plates and intricate scarification patterns on their skin, all for beautification. The women and children often decorate themselves with white clay patterns and flowers on their head.”
Source: The Telegraph
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