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TrueView Video ‘How Has Covid-19 Affected Your Mobile Art? with Sukru Mehmet Omur from Turkey, now living in Paris, France

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I am so proud to publish our sixth new TrueView Video today with highly talented mobile artist, Sukru Mehmet Omur originally from Turkey and now relocated to Paris, France. You may recall, our TrueView Video‘s are a unique glimpse into the life and times of mobile artists within our community. With each TrueView Video we pose one singular question and we ask the artist to record their answer to video. This time our question to Sukru Mehmet Omur was “how has Covid-19 affected your mobile art?”. Omur takes the time to explain and share with us his Covid-19 diary as he explains his artistic life during this pandemic. Please view the video for more.

It’s truly unifying to see and hear artists within our community share their thoughts with us, so I am exceedingly indebted to Sukru Mehmet Omur today for providing us with this video, for our new theme entitled ‘How has Covid-19 affected your mobile art?’. Enjoy!

To view the other TrueView interviews we have published in this series, so far, from Catherine Caddigan, Sarah Bichachi, M. Cecilia Sào Thiago, Alon Goldsmith, Carol Schiraldi, please go here.

 

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