Atong Atem

Narrm (Melbourne), Australia

Atong Atem is a South Sudanese artist and writer from Bor living in Narrm (Melbourne).

Her work explores postcolonial practices in the diaspora, the relationship between public and private spaces and the exploration of identity through portraiture.

Atong is interested in decoloniality in practice and investigates concepts of home and identity through a critical and sentimental lens in her writing and art.

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