Other Futures

Rafeif Ismail

​Rafeif Ismail is a multilingual writer of stories that explore the rich diversity of the Australian continent. Her writing, which is often a mixture of Arabic and English, first began as a way to understand and reconcile different aspects of her identity as a Sudanese refugee in Australia. Her work blends the traditional elements of the arts of Sudan with elements of classic and contemporary western arts. “Characters of colour matter – it is our responsibility to create artistic works that reflect us.