Hamar Boy - Bull Jumping Ceremony
Hamar Boy - Bull Jumping Ceremony
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Hamar Boy - Bull Jumping Ceremony

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Hamar Boy is a painting about a young tribes boy about to enter his initiation ceremony of bull jumping.

The Hamar tribal region is in southern Ethiopia.  Their culture places a high value on Cattle.  The most dramatic and significant ritual is Bull-Jumping ceremony  which represent a life changing event for the young man who passes from boyhood in to adulthood. This rite of passage must be done before a man is permitted to marry.  

Acrylic on belgian linen

65 x 96cm Framed