Accused of propaganda for depicting destruction by Turkish military forces, Doğan’s graphic novel about her experience is now on display for the first time.
The Artists Who Found Inspiration in Isolation
In the age of “social distancing,” reflecting on works by a number of artists who found themselves isolated, detained, or bed-ridden for various reasons.
Artist Zehra Doğan Detained Following Protest at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum [UPDATED]
Doğan and three other artists adorned their bodies with cave paintings from Hasankeyf, an ancient Mesopotamian city, to protest its imminent destruction caused by the construction of a new dam.
Artist and Journalist Zehra Doğan Released from Turkish Jail After Nearly Three Years
Doğan was imprisoned for propaganda after she depicted a predominately Kurdish city destroyed by Turkish military forces in a digital painting.
Imprisoned Kurdish Artist Pens Thank You Letter to Banksy
Banksy posted a letter written to him by Turkish-Kurdish artist and political prisoner, Zehra Doğan.
New Banksy Mural Speaks Out Against Turkish-Kurdish Artist’s Imprisonment
The newest Bowery mural, a collaboration between the elusive British street artist and Borf, addresses the continued imprisonment of journalist and artist Zehra Doğan.
A Painting and News Report Land a Turkish Artist in Prison
Zehra Dogan, a journalist and painter has been sentenced to two years and 10 months in prison for making a painting that depicts the destruction of the Turkish city of Nusaybin by government forces.