Somaliland: The New Africara Diaspora Chronicles-Infographic


3rd culture kids

Somaliland sun- Every young person in the Diaspora grows up plagued with questions about who they are, where they belong and who it is they want to become.

The already knotty journey to construct your identity becomes additionally complicated when issues of race, gender, sexuality and colonial history come into play, incorporating complex narratives into an already tangled sense of self. 

Now an art student based in Melbourne, from the African diaspora and still viscerally aware of the way a single person can occupy many times, places and cultures at once crafts staged and stylized portraits of other such individuals, 

Where is home

Atem a second-generation African youth, explorEs the ways race, colonialism and history play into one’s constructed sense of self in her info graphic piece titled “third Culture Kids”