Orit tashoma is one of the most promising artists in Israel.
Tashoma, an Israeli spoken word artist and singer. When Orit Tashoma talks and sings, she creates
images for her audiences, of Ethiopian handshakes and enormous family gatherings, of coffee rituals
and empty bank accounts — the kind of personal details that everyone can recognize.
Tashoma was familiar with spoken word performance art. She had also grown up with abergavenny,
an Ethiopian tradition of storytelling, in which storytellers and listeners are seated in half-circles
on the floor.