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Atong Atem

1991
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

8 Works exhibited on Kooness

Current location

Melbourne

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Works by Atong Atem

Green Fields

2022

100 x 150cm

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Green Face with Veil

2022

100 x 150cm

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Adult in Pink Velvet

2020

100 x 150cm

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Eva in Green 2

2020

100 x 150cm

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Kohl and Veil

2022

100 x 150cm

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Veil of Pearls

2022

100 x 150cm

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The Most Beautiful Pearl

2022

100 x 150cm

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Bride with Veil

2022

100 x 150cm

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Atong Atem is an Ethiopian born, South Sudanese artist and writer based in Narrm/Melbourne. She works primarily with photography and video to explore migrant narratives, postcolonial practices in the African diaspora and the exploration of identity through portraiture. Atem has exhibited her work across Australia, including the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Gertrude Contemporary, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Internationally at Red Hook Labs in New York, Vogue Fashion Fair in Milan and Unseen Amsterdam art fair.

Atem was the recipient of the inaugural La Prairie Art Award in 2022, NGV and MECCA M-Power scholarship in 2018 as well as the Brisbane Powerhouse Melt Portrait Prize in 2017.