Abandoned church in Levissi, Turkey.

By Kezia Noel-Paton

Abandoned church in Levissi, Turkey.

Sheep and the occasional tourist wandered quietly in and out, while I sketched one of the ruined churches in the former Greek town of Levissi - [now the Turkish Kayakoy] - made famous by the book ‘Birds without Wings’ by Louis de Berniere.            The ghost town is now preserved by UNESCO as a World Friendship and Peace Village, and once a year Greek descendants of those expelled around 1923 are welcomed back by the town for a ceremony of rememberance and reconciliation.
. Available as a professionally produced, limited edition giclee print.


  • church
  • mixedmedia
  • birds
  • wings
  • without
  • kayakoy
  • unesco
  • levissi
  • louisdebernieres

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34 x 52 cm
Mixed media on paper
7 Years ago

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About the artist

Kezia Noel-Paton

Painter in mixed or various media; colourful and exciting works, expressionist or towards abstraction.


192 works in paintingmixed media

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Faygate United Kingdom
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