Voices series for November: Emre Senan

“WORK, PROFESSION, DREAM: Living with Multiple Personalities”

ARUCAD Art Space’s this month’s Voices guest Emre Senan will talk about his creation: Yahşi Bey Workshops, his relationship to him and his work starting off from the conflict between the designer and the artist personalities under the topic of WORK, PROFESSION, DREAM: Living with Multiple Personalities

The talk will be on the 19th of November 2019, Tuesday at ARUCAD Art Space at 18:00 and it will be held in Turkish.

Who is Emre Senan?

Emre Senan was born in Turkey, Konya in 1954. He has graduated from İzmir Collage in 1971. He studied engineering at Bogazici University for one year and he left to study Graphics Design at State Academy of Fine Arts School of Applies Industrial Arts. He started to create cartoons at Istanbul Advertisement Agency while he was studying and later he became an assistant at his graduated university.

He designed book covers and illustrations along with drawing cartoons; has published a book called “Karakatur” from Metis publishing house; designed voluntarily for non-governmental organizations; became a creator, co-creator and creative director of the agencies respectively: Yorum, Markom, Klan and Euro RSCG.

He won prizes for his graphic designs, cartoons and caricatures. He had 14 individual and many group exhibitions in Turkey and other countries (Canada, Sweden, Germany, Prague, France…) as well as being a member jury at many competitions both national and international.

Emre Senan and Ayşegül İzer established Emre Senan Design Foundation in 2005. He started, non-profit Yahsibey  Design Workshops Project, www.yahsiworkshops.com. In 2018, workshop had its 10th anniversary exhibition.

Senan, established his own graphic design agency in 2007 where he does corporate communication, book and exhibition designs. He also worked at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University as project advisor but left with his own will in 2017.

Since 1980, Emre Senan is working actively in the field of design, animation and contemporary art.

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