Self-portrait

Self-portrait by Secil Guven

Self-portrait
by Seçil Güve
© Seçil Güve

Seçil Güven undertook a Batchelor of Fine Arts degree at Marmara University, Istanbul. Her work has been seen in group exhibitions in Turkey.

This self-portrait was painted by Güven as a response to moving from her native Turkey to live in the Netherlands. She says: ‘This new cultural environment, together with the natural surroundings, has provided a new dimension to my feelings and mode of personal experience. In particular, it has enabled me to freely experience my own identity more intensely and at greater depths.’

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