With regards to bananas, it appears it is never again unthinkable to play with your nourishment. Craftsmen around the globe have swung to the bended canvas to make their most recent fun loving and motivating artful culminations. What's more, here in Ethiopia, Ras Hailu Tefari is doing only that. In his grasp, the standard banana is being changed into a masterpiece, composes Senait Feseha.
Think about the modest banana. It is a standout amongst the most prominent natural products on the planet. For a considerable length of time, this super nourishment has been utilized to help vitality, to brighten teeth, to bring down circulatory strain or even clean cowhide shoes. However, logically usually utilized as a part of a harsh way. The expression 'going bananas' demonstrates insanity, to have absence of discretion or to act in a senseless, edgy way.
Yet, for craftsman Ras Hailu Tefari, a.k.a. Banana Man, Bananas outperform their simple appearance. Truth be told, he may be banana's main promotion man. As a veggie lover, he acknowledges the unassuming banana in its numerous structures; yet his deference goes well past the kitchen.
At his home display, situated in Shashemene, Oromia Regional State, the banana is above all else. He utilizes parts from the whole banana tree to make his specialty; the blossom, the foods grown from the ground body of the tree.
His style is like 'montage'. He unpredictably cuts modest examples, plans and symbolism out of gathered tree parts and paste them together to from his illustration. He utilizes scissors and extremely sharp edges, which he accepts are best to cut out his fragments. "All you require is a scissor and an extremely sharp steel, the genuine apparatus behind my work of art is tolerance and love."
As opposed to the restrictions of the materials, as one would expect, he has figured out how to separate an extensive variety of hues from the banana tree without bargaining on the masterful impression of the work.
In one of his pieces, four ladies are seen wearing Ethiopian customary garments, they are holding blooms. Despite the fact that their general layouts appears to be comparative, the tones, surfaces and examples are to a great degree changed; it is noticeable the craftsman experienced an extraordinary length to create the piece.
Pointing at the craftsmanship, Ras Hailu stated, "What the world needs to know is that, the impacts, the hues and the shades are past human creative ability. That is the magnificence of common craftsmanship. Nothing can remain against it."
The straightforward foundation of the country scene, the fastidious examples of conventional weaving, the distinctive shades of skin tone and the dreary white texture uncover a certain something: the banana leaves are ordered to his creative energy without giving up detail.