A Migration Story
A Migration Story
A Migration Story
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A Migration Story

Original / Limited Edition prints


Print only, without a frame

Black frame

Square profile solid wood frame coated with black lacquer

White frame

Square profile solid wood frame coated with white lacquer

Walnut frame

Square profile solid wood frame with natural wood finish
Original medium: Watercolour on paper
Print medium: Canson Arches Aquarelle Rag
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A Migration Story captures a moment within the seeking of refuge. A group, perhaps a family, walk through empty land away from a city, holding their luggage. The overload of fabric and bags highlight the quantity of personal belongings - yet still much less than one might pack on a trip. The visual encapsulates the difficulty within the migration story, and colossal alteration of one's life; thus, simultaneously, the determination of refugees themselves.

Artist +-

Emel Çevikcan  

"Art is like the sun illuminating the universe…it is the most important phenomenon that adds value and educates the soul"-Emel Çevikcan

Emel Çevikcan reflects on the importance of nature and humanity through the symbiotic fluidity of watercolour and their controlled application of it. The harmony of subject and composition in the paintings is very important. The contradictions that people experience and the conversations that are sometimes hidden in their silence inspire the artist's work. Çevikcan also emphasises the hidden experiences within different communities. The artist compares their artwork to the secret garden's of individuals where the flowers are symbolic of their strength; persisting and flowering season after season. The artist actively participates in a variety of art and culture events abroad and within Turkey. At the the 2021 America Art Awards, they made an important grade with their work titled "Pandemic Heroes" in the Watercolour Figure category.

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Based on our agreement with the artist, 15% of the pre-VAT price excluding frames will be donated to support The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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