The 1915 deportations depicted in the works of a Turkish painter
Turkish painter Arzu Basharan has opened another exhibition entitled “There” to spotlight the topic of deportations starting from the times of the Armenian Genocide in 1915 to the recent cases of forced migration in Syria and Turkey’s Diyarbakir.
Ermenihaber writes, Bashara’s painting style includes distinct dots of color and various accessories applied in patterns to form an image, that transfers the topic of deportation. In an Interview with Turkish medyascope.tv, Basharan has told her exhibition is the record of all the past occurrences related to the Armenian Genocide, Rwanda and Bosnian massacres, as well as the recent developments in Diyarbakir.
The Artist has next stressed that the idea of raising the topic came to her after Hrant Dink’s assassination, adding, the exhibition is not limited down to the tragic events of the 1915, but also covers the human stories of our days in Syria and Diyarbakir, who are forces to leave their houses in search of peace and shelter.
The source adds, that the exhibition at 44 Art Gallery of Istanbul will be open until May 15.
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