ELIF YALCINKAYA JOINED THE '6 ALFABE' STUDENT WORKSHOPELIF YALCINKAYA JOINED THE '6 ALFABE' STUDENT WORKSHOP

16 January 2004
Istanbul (Turkey) - Elif Yalcinkaya joined the workshop leaders for the '6 Alfabe' student workshop and will lead the research and experiments around the Roman alphabet.
Istanbul (Turkey) - Elif Yalcinkaya joined the workshop leaders for the '6 Alfabe' student workshop to be held from 27 to 29 January 2004 in Istanbul (Turkey). Along with Cagla Turgul, she will lead the research and experiments around the Roman alphabet.

Elif Yalcinkaya was born in Istanbul in 1976. She took courses on poster and typography at the Rhode Island School of design (USA) with Chriss Vermaas. In 1997, she participated in workshops in Israel with Shebabon Keaney. She graduated from the department of Graphic Design, Mimar Sinan University in 1998. After graduating she began to work at 3.Kusak (3th generation) Advertising Agency and continued working there as an art director until 2002. In the meantime, she won several prizes like
golden apple (2000), Chrystal apples (2000-2001-2002) and several GMK awards. She worked as a freelance designer for a while and then started working for Young and Rubicam Istanbul. She's a member of the Turkish Association of Graphic Designers board of directors and recently started to work for Alametifarika Advertising.

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About the '6 Alfabe' student seminar
Hosted by the Istanbul Bilgi University in Istanbul (Turkey) the '6 Alfabe' student workshop will be held from 27 to 29 January 2004.

'6 Alfabe' means 6 alphabets in Turkish. Students will explore six writing systems and alphabets: the Roman, Hangul (South Korea), Arabic, Hebrew, Cyrillic and Devnagari (Hindi) alphabets.

The workshop will be conducted by 9 experts in graphic design and typograpy:
Mohammad Ali Yaghan (Jordan)
Tarek Atrissi (Lebanon/The Netherlands)
Oded Ezer (Israel)
Yaki Molcho (Israel)
Tagir Safayev (Russia)
Ashwini Deshpande (India)
Cagla Turgul (Turkey)
Elif Yalcinkaya (Turkey)
Ahn Sang-soo (South Korea).

The workshop is open to all students. There is no registration fee but registration will be done on a 'first come/first served basis.'

For registration, please fill the contact form at istanbul.icograda.org and specify 'Registration for the Istanbul Student Workshop' and the school you re at.