Liap Pai Chiang

Nyareeta Gach

My art reflects repressed traumas and experiences of war culture. The subjects serve as mementos created with various styles- realism and line drawing through the use of painting.
"My practice is an evaluation of my personal journey. I give notice to my past as well as current events, in particular a focus on the politics of South Sudan. My art is an emotional response.
  •  2018
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  • There is a refugee crisis globally. We lived in Kenya's Hagedera Refugee Camp for over 6 years before our immigration application was approved. We were amongst the lucky ones. There are currently countless families who have lived in a refugee camp for decades, a definite home. The white tent is the symbol of refuge home - the heritage of displacement. " Liap Pai Chiang '' in thok Naath/ Nuer, my native language describes a full moon. It's more poetic translation is, ' Waiting for the sun.

Oil and Acrylic on Wood Panel, 8" x 10"

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