Betelhem Makonnen_________ቤተልሄም መኮንን                                                         

change means revolution in Amharic
(person, place and thing)

Crit Group Reunion, Chapter Two: Facing Each Other
November 20, 2021 – January 16, 2022
The Contemporary Austin–Jones Center, Austin, Texas

change means revolution in Amharic (person, place and thing), 2019
2 channel video w/multichannel audio
05:36 mins
camera and editing: Betelhem Makonnen
music: Kennedy Mengesha Akele Deme

Cousins navigating the streets of their birth city, still-home to one and back-home to the other. A backwards amble into the grounds of childhood at the intersection of history and memory with globalization’s algorithmic winds of change.


Women and Their Work
Southwest Contemporary

︎About ︎︎︎︎