with its flames rising to the sky without ever going out.
I spin around myself in tiny flashes of mesmerizing pain.
I am neither ascending into the sky, nor descending into the ground.
Where I am in my mind, I am not there.
My corners are my greatest despair.
This endless loop is the end of my utopia.”
Millions of children are forced to work in harsh conditions every year. Many of these children live without their basic rights. Growing up in safe and healthy environments should be a reality, not a utopia.
Sümeyra began her undergraduate education in the Department of Painting at Anadolu University Fine Arts Faculty. She partook in 8th and 9th BAZAART exhibitions and BASE 2019 with her paintings. After graduating, she has turned to the field of digital production and has been creating new worlds through her artwork ever since.