The Writing of Graphic Design History in Turkey – Notes

With this presentation, graphic designer, academic and editor Ömer Durmaz – who collects documents from past to present traces of graphic design in Turkey – aims to put forward and usher in a book on Turkish Graphic Design History that will be written in the near future, and to open to the public the modest research-log that he’s keeping.

This presentation will touch the steps in the formation of graphic design in Turkey during the initial phase of the Republic, to include topics such as “From Elifba to the Alphabet”, “Alternative Actors in the Development of Graphic Design”, “The Issue of Preliminaries in the History of Graphic Design”.


Keywords: Graphic design history, visual history, visual culture, graphic design archive, graphic design collection, orthography of graphic design history.


Event Details

Date: 16 June, 2012
Time: 14:00–14:30

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