A Designer's Eye: Jenny J. Norris Captures Ethiopia

Jenny Norris

For one intrepid lenswoman, an emerging career in design inspired a journey to capture Ethiopia’s most diverse tribal region.

At the end of 2015, New York photographer and interior designer Jenny J. Norris traveled to the Omo River Valley region of southwestern Ethiopia to photograph its tribal communities. A love of nature and wildlife had brought Norris to East Africa before, to Kenya and Tanzania, but it was her interest in capturing nomadic tribes that landed her in the remote area where many of Ethiopia’s more tha...

 

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