Lecture by internationally renowned graphic artist Emrah Yücel

Emrah Yücel, born in Ankara, Turkey, is a two-time winner of the prestigious Graphic Design Artist of the Year. He has received a Master’s degree in Art, Graphic Design and Architecture. His designs have been featured in Warsaw, New Mexico Poster Biennials and International Exhibitions (ICOGRADA) in Toronto, Glasgow, New York to Paris.

Before Iconisus, his company, Solaris, created some of Turkey’s top corporate identities as well as cultural and commercial posters, including Istanbul Film Festival. In 1996, he moved to New York. There he designed and developed many corporate identities and websites as well as Off-Broadway theatrical posters.

Pursued by the Headhunters, he then moved to Los Angeles to work at Seiniger Advertising in 1999. As Senior Art Director there, he created campaigns for many top feature films for most of Hollywood major studios, as well as highly visible domestic and international projects. He then left Seiniger to form the team at Iconisus. Currently he is running Iconisus in the capacity of Creative Director.

Recently he won Hollywood Key-Art awards two years in a row. His campaign for the movie “Frida” selected as a best international poster. His interviews and articles are printed in various magazines and newspapers such as Los Angeles Times.

Subject: Works
Place: FASS G052
Day / Time: Thursday 11 Nov, 6PM

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