Bye, Bye Time to Go Home 2004
by James Aguer Garang

2007 • 012

Acrylic on Canvas.
30 x 50 inches / 76 x 127 cm

Lent by the Sudanese Education Fund

Bye, Bye Time to Go Home 2004

This is Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. We learned everything in English, not in Dinka – mathematics, social ethics, biology, chemistry, physics. There is no mathematics theory in Dinka. After having finished school they say “thank you, bye bye”.

Atem Garang

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This website has 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.