27 d’ag. 2014

2 PARTE: Modelos afro, Alek WEK, Ataui Deng y Angelique "Ajak" Deng

2 PARTE: Modelos afro, Alek WEK, Ataui Deng y 


Quien es Alek WEK ?

Es una modelo sursudanesa. Es del grupo étnico dinka de Sudán. En 1991, huyó de la Segunda Guerra Civil Sudanesa con su hermana. Se mudó a Gran Bretaña y fue descubierta por un agente en Londres. 

Quien es Ataui Deng ?

(Born 3 November 1991) is a Sudanese American model who began her fashion career at the age of 17 in 2008. As the niece of Alek Wek, she began her career linked to her more famous aunt though her youth quickly became the aspect that the media focussed on. She is from the Dinka ethnic group in South Sudan, and left for San Antonio, Texas in 2004 just one year before the civil war in Sudan came to an end. She currently lives in New York City.

Ataui Deng y Angelique "Ajak" Deng

Nationality: Australia
Mother Agency: FRM Model Management , Victoria Australia

In March 2010 walked for Lanvin, Givenchy, Chloe, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Jean Paul Gaultier.

Angelique "Ajak" Deng, 19, was one of the breakout stars of the SS10 Paris shows, booking Chloe, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Lanvin. An array of editorials has followed -- most notably, Interview with Mikael Jansson and V with Amy Troost. Look out for Ajak in the upcoming Fall 2010 Topshop campaign shot by Josh Olins. Born in the Sudan, Ajak now calls Melbourne, Australia home. (from IMG Models newsletter, July 2010)