Art Shaza Wajjokh turns emotions into drawings
Artillustration

Shaza Wajjokh turns emotions into drawings

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Giulia Guido
Shaza Wajjokh | Collater.al

There is the world around us, the events that populate and condition our everyday life. Then there is the world we carry within us, which at times amplifies feelings and at other times appears anesthetized by foreign inputs. The one between what happens inside us and what happens outside is a difficult, tiring and indissoluble bond to which Shaza Wajjokh tries to give shape. 

Born in 1990, Shaza Wajjokh is a young illustrator of Syrian origin who now lives in Russia and has become well known, especially for Instagram where she has over 80,000 followers, thanks to her delicate and sincere works. 

Shaza Wajjokh | Collater.al

With a technique that combines traditional and digital drawing, Shaza tells a world of emotions, love, intimacy without veils or filters. To do this he has made women the undisputed protagonists of his work: sometimes we are faced with young girls with broken hearts and lost eyes, other times with strong, sensual and confident women.  

This is not the first time that we find ourselves in front of works of this kind, but perhaps it is the first time that illustrations of this kind are the result of an artist born and lived in a country where the female ideal is very far from the one we are used to, and far from the one proposed in her drawings. 

Discover a selection of Shaza Wajjokh’s works below and to learn more follow her on Instagram

Shaza Wajjokh | Collater.al
Shaza Wajjokh | Collater.al
Artillustration
Written by Giulia Guido
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