|Net in Life 2004
by Atem Aleu
2007 • 003
Oil on Canvas.
18 x 25 inches / 45 x 62 cm
Lent by the Sudanese Education Fund
The artist presents a
prophetic vision of the ongoing mass
violence in Sudan.
A boiling cauldron, evoking the oppression inflicted by the
Northern Sudanese regime, rests on the heads of the suffering nation,
the people of southern Sudan,
Darfur, and the Nuba mountains.
explains that violence and ethnic cleansing in one region will spread
like a great fire, consuming the entire country if it is not resisted.
been developed by the Museums and Public Memory (Anth
159a) class taught by Professor Mark Auslander at Brandeis University.
Images have been reproduced with
the permission of the African Refugee Artists Club.