Member Monday: Gurkan Mihci

Meet Gurkan Mihci


Describe yourself in one sentence:

Gurkan Maruf Mihci. I am curious.

Where do you work/go to school?

I teach at IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design.

Favorite program/tools to use for designing?

Pencil and notebook.

Design hero?

El Lissitzky

Favorite thing to do outside of work?

I compose sounds to create soundscapes and sound installations…

Favorite place in Indy?

3 metal tables in front of the Bluebeard Restaurant.

How and why did you get involved with AIGA? Approximately how long have you been involved with the organization?

I’ve been following AIGA since my undergrad studies. After I moved to the US I became a member 2 years ago.

What are you currently working on?

A limited-edition newspaper and a typeface for my upcoming sound installation.

Any projects you want to highlight?

My audiovisual data visualization project 415.0Wh I produced during the Greenpeace Artist On Board Project Rainbow Warrior Artist Residency. Check it out here.

By Kailee Koehler
Published November 10, 2019