Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for Ethiopian tribe

When we throw out anything, hardly we thought that for someone these things can be the most valuable that they have. For example, for the African Omo tribe living in Ethiopia, railways bottle caps or old watches may be the main decoration, which will determine their status in the tribe. With the help of these discarded trinkets women create their own ornaments for hair and wigs.

Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribePhotographer Eric Lafforgue in their frames tried to reflect the culture of the tribe and to show that debris can sometimes be the only means of existence on earth.

Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribe Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for the girls of Ethiopian tribeSource — www.ericlafforgue.com www.lifebuzz.com

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3 thoughts on “Our daily garbage becomes the main decoration for Ethiopian tribe

  1. That’s fascinating. Perhaps it shows, though, that when it comes to ornamentation, the value of an object is not necessarily intrinsic to the object itself. If enough people think something is valuable, then it becomes valuable. (A lot of modern art seems to work this way, as far as I can see.)

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