Zehra Doğan, Av ve doğum (Hunting and delivery), 2019. Acrylic, collage fabric on canvas, 78x98 cm
Zehra Doğan, Balık kadın (Fish woman), 2019. Oil painting, collage fabric on canvas, 100x78 cm
Zehra Dogan, Ishtar, 2019. Oil painting, pastel, pomegranate juice on canvas, 150x100 cm
Zehra Dogan, Keç û dê (Mother and daughter), 2019. Acrylic, cheescloth, hair on canvas, 149x78 cm
Zehra Dogan, Kurdish Women (Clandestine days), 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 66x111 cm (Tryptich)
Zehra Dogan, Kurdish Women (Clandestine days), 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 107x213 cm
Zehra Dogan, Protest Family, 2019. Acrylic, shawl, pearls on canvas, 135x107 cm
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Zehra Doğan

Zehra Doğan was born in 1989 in Diyarbakır (Turkey).

She graduated at the Dicle University’s Fine Arts Programme and is the co-founder of JINHA, the first all-women press agency.

Over these years Zehra Doğan has been awarded several prizes, including the Exceptional Courage in Journalism Award from the May Chidiac Foundation (2019), the Freedom of Expression Award in the Arts category from Index on Censorship (2019), the Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (2018), the Rebellion’s Artist in the World Prize (2017), the Freethinker Prize from the Swiss Association of Free Thinkers, Frei Denken (2017) and the Metin Göktepe Journalism Award (2015). 

Zehra partecipated at Berlin Biennale (2020) and her work was displayed at Peace Forum (Basel, Switzerland, 2020), Nassauischer Kunstverein (Wiesbaden, 2020), Museo di Santa Giulia (Brescia, 2019), Drawing Center (New York, 2019), Tate Modern (London, 2019), Opéra de Rennes (France, 2019), Festival des Autres Mondes (Pays de Morlaix, France, 2018), Diyarbakir (2017) and the Douarnenez Film Festival (France, 2017).

She lives and works in Europe in “nomadic” mode.