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Mahlet Traoré 

Fine Artist based in New York City 

Mahlet Traoré creates multi-media work that embodies and preserves themes

involving representation of the cultures they are apart of, and the self. They often repurpose and celebrate utilitarian objects within their communities and provides portraiture that reflect the people around them. They create narrative illustrations that capture a moment in time where healing and self reflection are most potent. A first generation child of parents from Ethiopia and Mali, they are constantly diving deeper into understanding and expressing themselves, familial ties, and ancestry through


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