Artist & Work

Theo Eshetu

Theo Eshetu

Male

b. 1958, London


Theo Eshetu started as a photographer of rock stars in the 1970s, collaborating with many artists before concentrating on video. He explores perception, culture, and notions of the sacred through electronic time-based media and optical devices and effects, drawing from anthropology, art history, scientific research, and religion. Among several international awards, Eshetu was Artist in Residence, DAAD programme (Berlin, 2012). His work has been shown in art exhibitions and film festivals in New York, Baltimore, Washington DC, London, Venice, Rome, Nice, Paris and Berlin, among others.