Artist Gunduz Agayev Turned Dramatic Images into Happy Pictures

An Azerbaijani illustrator reimagined famous photographs of tragic events.

Gunduz Agayev, an artist from Azerbaijan, published a series called Imagine on Facebook, where he changed the photographs that captured dramatic events into colourful illustrations.

There are nine illustrations in the series, which are based on famous photographs: for instance, a 1972 photograph by Nick Ut, taken during the Vietnam war, is turned into a painting where the children are not running away from napalm, but are playing in a field with kites.

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