PhD researcher and silent storytelling enthusiast. Born in Turkey, 1990. Completed his bachelor degree in 2015, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, specialising in painting. In 2018, he published his master thesis and began studying on his PhD research which is focusing on silent books and their language in 2020. Most recently, his debut graphic novel entitled Fishes May Come Back was published in the UK, 2021.

Academic background

Altindag, E. (in press). Orchards in Blossom: Silent language to form an identity in terms of progressive ways of education. Proceedings of International Yidan Prize Doctoral Conference, Education Department, University of Oxford, UK.

Altindag, E. (2021, May 27). Silent Literacy to Construct and Product the Identity [Paper presentation]. International Yidan Prize Doctoral Conference, Education Department, University of Oxford, UK.

Altindag, E. & Eryaman, Y. (in press). Youth: History Context. In Maria Brauzzi (Ed.), Education and Childhood Studies. London: Bloomsbury Publication.

Educational Research Association, Head of the Emerging Research Group

International Journal of Educational Researchers, Assistant Editor

International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, Assistant Editor

''SASME+'' Designing European Senior Card and articles related to the Art and Cultural backgrounds of Partner Countries. Funded Research Project by European Union / Research Assistant, 2020- Ongoing.

"Big Data-Based, Evidence-Based School Assessment and Education Excellence" Scientific Research Project. Funded by Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Education / Research Assistant, 2020- Ongoing.

Artistic Background

2021 "Fishes May Come Back" debut silent graphic novel was published by "Good Comics" based in London, UK

2021, ''Obelisk'' short-silent graphic novel commissioned by Dustin Carpenter from Portland, USA

2021 Featured artwork ''The Expectant'' in New Plains Review, University of Central Oklahoma, USA

2020 Featured artwork at University of Glasgow, in the ezine of Arts & Humanities, Glasgow, UK 

2020 Featured artworks through the ezine of "Epoque Press" based in Dublin, Ireland

2017 "Nuri Iyem Painting Award" - Selected Work - Evin Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 "Anatomy, Drawing and Imagination" - Workshop (Instructor) - Besiktas Community College, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 "Kuşluktan İçeri" Istanbul The Art StudioSolo Exhibition - Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 Istanbul International Art Fair - Group Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 "Ipek-Ahmet Merey Painting Award" - Selected Work - Osman Hamdi Bey Hall, Istanbul, Turkey

2013 "The Little Wheel Chair" - Picture book - Simon Book Publishing, Vancouver, Canada

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