Atong Atem

Atong Atem is a South Sudanese artist and writer from Bor living in Narrm/Melbourne. Atem has had exhibitions at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum, NGV’s Triennial, Melbourne’s winter arts festival Rising, Messum’s Gallery (London), and has had works featured at Red Hook Labs (New York), in the Vogue Fashion Fair (Milan) and at Unseen Amsterdam. She has been commissioned to adorn two façades of Hanover House on Melbourne’s Southbank, and in 2021 she released Banksia, a video exploring African immigration to Australia.

Atong Atem
Atong Atem, from the series, Surat, 2022. Commissioned by Photo Australia and presented in partnership with PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography, Melbourne

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