|© Wedding Parade, Jacob Lueth Achol, 2004
Southern Sudan Cultural Documentation Center
The new Southern Sudan Cultural Documentation Center, a collaboration of Brandeis University and the Sudanese Education Fund, is devoted to documenting, archiving, and preserving the varied forms of cultural production created by the refugee and resettlement community from the southern Sudan. Forms to be collected and conserved include painting, sculpture, adornment, music, song, dance, theater, poetry, fiction and non-fiction writing, folklore, and oral history. We anticipate building up a physical collection of artworks, manuscripts, and material objects as well as a multimedia digital repository documenting performing arts and oral narratives.
Updates and Events
Roundtable on exhibition development and exhibition opening: "Leave and the Bones and the Catch the Land: Southern Sudanese Art from Kakuma Refugee Camp", Goldfarb Library, Tuesday, December 5, 2006.
The Center in the News
Link to Boston Globe article "'Lost' and found" - January 11, 2007
Link to The Justice (Brandeis University) "Sudanese images of death, survival and hope" - January 23, 2007
Link to The Hoot (Brandeis University) "Sudanese art exhibit makes impact on campus" - Feb. 2, 2007