Youssef Limoud is an artist and a writer. With a poetic use of different mediums, his work addresses the decay of things through time, destruction and human involvement. Limoud recently won the the grand prize of Dakar Biennial 2016 for his installation Maqam.
Layali Alawad is a Syrian Artist who was born in Aachen 1990. Few years later Layali and her family moved to Damascus where she studied painting and graphic arts with her father at his ‘’Arabesk Atelier’’. In 2014 and due to the Situation in Syria she moved her life back to Germany to the city where she was born Aachen .
Việt Lê is an artist, writer and curator using these creative narratives to tell stories around different forms of trauma: historical, state-imposed, identity-related, and more. Whether in the form of a poem or a curated installation, his work is deeply layered, tinged with loss as well as the beauty of living. Hop into the creative mind of Việt with us!
The Refugee Art Project was conceived amongst a small collective of academics and artists of who are united by a shared concern for the plight of refugees to Australia and the asylum seekers who wait in Australian detention centres. They organised art classes for asylum seekers in Sydney’s Villawood detention centre and for some who have recently been granted refugee visas and are settling into the community.