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.
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.
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.
Doğan was imprisoned for propaganda after she depicted a predominately Kurdish city destroyed by Turkish military forces in a digital painting.
Banksy posted a letter written to him by Turkish-Kurdish artist and political prisoner, Zehra Doğan.
The newest Bowery mural, a collaboration between the elusive British street artist and Borf, addresses the continued imprisonment of journalist and artist Zehra Doğan.
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.