Larry Angelo [USA]

Larry Angelo, an artist from the United States, sent us a poem and a print of a drawing, inspired by Don Quixote, a middle-aged nobleman from La Mancha in Spain, that has a passion for the fiction books on chivalry and he lives them in his real life.

Larry Angelo (2)

Francisca Geron Herrera [Mexico]

Francisca Geron Herrera from Veracruz in Mexico has sent us a small card dedicated to one of the world’s most famous books – “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. This novella was published in 1943 and since translated in 300 languages and dialects. Though considered children’s literature, the book is speaking about life and humanity and its philosophy appeals to adults around the world.

Francisca Geron Herrera

Kader Sürmeli [Turkey]

Kader Sürmeli is a Turkish artist, researcher, and art organiser. She is currently Head of Department/Communication Design at the Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul. She sent us a digital print inspired by Jerzy Kosiński’s widely commended, yet controversial novel “The Painted Bird” (1965).

Kader Sürmeli

Gözde Gümrükçü [Turkey]

Gözde Gümrükçü is an artist an assistant student at the Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey. She sent us a small abstract painting on canvas, inspired by the novel “Serenad” by Zülfü Livaneli, a Turkish musician, author, poet, and politician.

Gözde Gümrükçü

 

İlhan Özkeçeci [Turkey]

İlhan Özkeçeci is an artist and musician from Turkey, who is specialised in traditional Turkish handicrafts gilding and decorations, calligraphy, illuminations, as well as traditional music. Currently, he’s the professor at the Yıldız Technical University.  He sent us a card, a small painting of a nocturnal cityscape.

İlhan Özkeçeci

İlke İlter [Turkey]

İlke İlter is an artist from Izmir in Turkey. She works in a field of paintings, drawings, photography, and words.  Her more recent works can be seen as a more intimate investigation focusing upon the psychological side of personal histories. She is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Painting at the Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Izmir. İlke sent us two beautiful pencil drawings called ‘Zeze and Adam’, inspired by the novel “Vamos Aquecer o Sol” (1974) by Brazilian writer José Mauro de Vasconcelos.

Ilke Ilter (1)

Ilke Ilter (2)