Cartoonist. Born in Turkey, 1990. Completed his bachelor degree in 2015, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, specialising in painting.    Got an offer for a PhD from the University of Glasgow, Image and Text Studies with the research proposal focusing on wordless graphic novels in 2020. Most recently, his debut graphic novel entitled Fishes May Come Back was published in the UK, 2021.

Conferences, Academic Publications and Projects

Altindag, E. (2021, Nov 10). Visuality of Silence: Understanding wordless-graphic novels in terms of their cognitive learning ways. ECR Conference, British Psychology Society, UK.

Altindag, E. (2021, Nov 6). The Place Where the Unending Time is: Discovering the history of silent-graphic novels in terms of their timeless communication. Domus Centre and History of Education Society, University of Birmingham, UK. 

Altindag, E. (2021). Orchards in Blossom: Silent language to form an identity in terms of progressive ways of education. Published in the proceedings of Yidan Prize Doctoral Conference in The British Library / Education Department, University of Oxford, UK.

Altindag, E. (2021, May 27). Silent Literacy to Construct and Product the Identity 
[Paper presentation]. 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.

Light and Memory: Journal of Storytelling Scholarship, Co-founder.

''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, 2020-21.

"Big Data-Based, Evidence-Based School Assessment and Education Excellence" Scientific Research Project. Funded by Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Education / Research Assistant, 2020-21.

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


Broken Frontier / 2020 / Magazine, based United Kingdom

WIP Comics / 2020 / Podcast, based United Kingdom

Solrad / 2020 / Magazine, based United Kingdom

A Place to Hang Your Cape / 2021 / Magazine, based United Kingdom

Interview with Good Comics about ''Fishes May Come Back'' / 2020 / United Kingdom

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