Tag Archives: Kedija Adem

Proficient Master of the Literature of the Eye – Isaias Tsegay: 1956-2012

The suddent death of Isaias Tsegay is a great loss for Eritrea. R.I.P

By Mebrahtu Asfaha,

The year 2012 has been, ‘annus horribilis’, for the Eritrean artists. Although death is a natural phenomenon and an inevitable aspect of life; nevertheless, it is depriving us of our most talented, experienced and brightest artists one after another.

Just this month we lost two prominent personalities in the Eritrean art community. One is Isaias Tsegay whom over the years we have come to equate as the father of Eritrean cinematography, and the other is one the most influential literary figure in Eritrea Mr. Beyene Haile. Continue reading Proficient Master of the Literature of the Eye – Isaias Tsegay: 1956-2012