James Aguer Garang

James Aguer Garang is Dinka. He is still living in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya and in 2003 he got married there.

"He is a very talented guy. He’s been doing a lot when I was back. He committed himself to teach many people who are interested in art. So he’s been doing that since I left, and even now he’s interested to give his talent to anyone who wants to learn art,“ says Atem Aleu.

According Atem, James is planning to be resettled in Australia.

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.