By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….

SUMER EREK, the London based artist is holding an exhibition of his painting series entitled “KEEP ALIVE”, in the Atatürk Cultural Centre, Lefkosa which opened on 6th June.

This exhibition is the continuity of his first exhibition, in Brussels, in February this year, entitled  “The days not lived“.

Artist Sumer in his unique style of portrait painting, has put on canvas the portraits of Özer Elmas, Mehmet Ömer, Muharrem Özdemir, Mustafa Ertan, Ercan Turgut  and Sadık Cemil, the Turkish Cypriot young students, who were killed in Turkey during 1976 – 1979.

The exhibition started with a cocktail party at 5pm on Wednesday 6th June and will close on 7th June.

The exhibition opened for art lovers from 5pm to 8.30pm on Wednesday, and between 10am and 8.30pm on Thursday 7th June.