About SYH


Sevcan is a self-taught British-kurdish artist. She was born in Turkey but now lives in south london with her family. She also writes and illustrates children's books such as relationshapes.



sevcan explores ideas and emotions through the use of lines. She likes the subtlety of using only two or three colours and is known as a shading artist. She uses a range of mediums, mixing them to create desired effects.



The human body, The Human psyche and kurdish history are the three threads that bind Sevcan's work together. her views as a feminist are undeniably present in her work. William blake, paul klee, Egon Schiele, Edvard Munch, Hans Bellmer, Yves Tanguy and francis bacon are all great inspirations.  

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