تەشی رێس تەشی رێس بێت بە کلەکە تەوریش بێت دەیڕێسێت، ئەمە چیڕۆکی هونەرمەندێکی پەناخوازی کوردە لە ئوستڕاڵیا.

پەنابەرێکی کورد، کە ماوەی هەشت ساڵە لە دۆخێکی دژواردا چاوەڕێی وەرگرتنی مافی پەنابەرێتییە لە ئوستڕاڵیا گەیشتە فیناڵی گەورەترین پێشبڕکێی هونەری ئەو وڵاتە.

مستەفا عەزیمی تەبار کوردێکی رۆژهەڵاتی کوردستانە و لە ساڵی 2014ەوە ئێرانی جێهێشتووە و وەک پەناخواز لە ئوستڕاڵیا دەژیت و تائێستاش چاوەڕێی وەرگرتنی مافی پەنابەرێتییە، بەڵام رۆژی پێنج شەممە هەواڵێکی پێگەیشت کە لە وەرگرتنی وەڵامی داواکاری مافی پەنابەرێتی بەلایەوە خۆشتر بوو.

ئەو پەنابەرە کوردە لە ماوەی راگرتنی لە یەکێک لە کەمپەکانی دوورگەی مانوس بۆ ئەوەی لە کاری هونەری دانەبڕێت داوای بۆیە و فڵچە دەکات، بەڵام بە پاساوی ئەوەی رەنگە بە بۆیە خۆی بکوژێت، پاسەوانەکانی کەمپەکە داواکەی رەتدەکەنەوە، ئەویش لە توڕەییدا دەگەڕێتەوە بۆ ژوورەکەی و کوپی قاوەکەی دەڕێژێتە سەر مێزەکەی و بە فڵچەی ددان و بە قاوە لە بری رەنگ دەست بە کێشانی وێنە دەکات.

ئەو پۆرترێتێکی خۆی دەکێشێتەوە و ئێستا دوای هەشت ساڵە ئەو کارە هونەریەی چووەتە فیناڵی پێشبڕکێی ئاچیباڵد کە گەورەترین پێشبڕکێی هونەری ئوستراڵیایە و بڕیارە لە رۆژانی داهاتوودا ئەنجامی کۆتاییەکەی رابگەیەنرێت.

لە ئەگەری سەرکەوتنی ئەو پەنابەرە کوردە دەبێتە خاوەنی خەڵاتێکی 72 هەزار دۆلاری.

پێشتریش هەر لە دوورگەی مانوس پەنابەرێکی دیکەی کوردی خەڵکی رۆژهەڵاتی کوردستان بە ناوی بەهرۆز بووچانی لە رێگەی نامەی واتس ئاپەوە کە بۆ هاوڕێیەکی ناردبوو رۆمانێکی بە ناوی “هیچ دۆستێک جگە لە شاخەکان” نوسیبوو، کە چەندین خەڵاتی گەورەی وێژەیی ئوستڕاڵیای بەدەستهێنابوو.

The story of an Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker; From Manus Island to the finals of the Australian Painting Competition
The self-portrait of an Iranian Kurdish asylum seeker, who has been waiting for an answer in the strict asylum system in Australia for eight years, reached the final of the competition for the best art award in the country. Mostafa Azimi, Tabar, painted this portrait with a toothbrush in my asylum.
Australia’s very strict asylum system is known around the world, and many consider the Australian government’s policy to be anti-asylum. One of the victims of this policy is Mustafa Azimi-Tabar, an Iranian Kurd who fled Iran eight years ago and applied for asylum in Australia but has not yet received a reply.
Thursday, May 5, but he received news that was perhaps more important to him than the asylum response; The self-portrait he painted with a toothbrush in a refugee camp has reached the finals of the Archibald Awards, Australia’s highest art award.
Azimi told AFP that it was one of the best moments of his life to make it to the finals of the Archibald Award. He received the news a year after his release from the infamous Asylum Seeker Hotel in Australia.
How this effect was created
In 2014, while living in the Manus Island Refugee Camp in Papua New Guinea (the same camp where an Iranian refugee committed suicide in 2017), Azimi asked Tabar for a paint and tools for painting because he did not want to “succumb to bad conditions.” This camp. The guard, however, tells him that he cannot give him the paint because he may commit suicide with the paint.
Mustafa, angry at this answer, goes to his room, returns his coffee cup to the table, and begins to draw on the table with his toothbrush.
“I do not know what happened … it was a special moment for me … I dipped my toothbrush in the coffee and just brushed it on the paper,” he told AFP. Azimi-Tabar called this moment “the moment of victory”.
Mustafa names his self-portrait “KNS088”; Identity card number used to identify an Australian asylum seeker during eight years. “Art helped me to be strong and to keep going because I did not feel any trauma when I was painting,” she says.
Mustafa Azimi-Tabar was relocated to Australia from Manus Island due to the need for medical care and went to a “hotel for asylum seekers”, but his art became more difficult there.
The detention or detention center for asylum seekers, known as the “Refugee Hotel”, is in very poor condition. This year, when the tennis champion Novak Djokovic was transferred to one of these hotels due to not being vaccinated, the deplorable situation of these places became the headlines of the world news. Azimi describes the “hotels” worse than Manus.
On January 21 last year, Mustafa was released from the detention center without any prior explanation or announcement. He received a six-month temporary visa that he can work on but is not allowed to study or eligible for social assistance or housing assistance.
Back to life
After returning to the community and being released from the camp and detention center, Mustafa Azimi-Tabar tried to make a living in Australia and started working with a charity called ReLove.
“We provided free livelihoods for people who were victims of domestic violence or those who had suffered trauma,” he said.
Azimi-Tabar also painted at the same time, but he realized that the classic tools of painting were not as inspiring as the toothbrush he used to paint in the camp. “This toothbrush was a good friend of mine,” he says.
He wants to call his self-portrait the “suffering, grief and ability” of an asylum seeker’s life, and hopes that naming it in the Archibald Finals will make it easier for more Australians to understand that refugees can do anything.
“I believe people look at me as a survivor,” said Mustafa Azimi-Tabar.
The final winner of this year’s Archibald competition will be announced on May 13. The amount of this award is about 72 thousand US dollars.