Artist, Graphic Designer
Gökhan Burhan is a visual artist and graphic designer. He has been working and living in Turkey, England and currently in Finland.
Making collages, prints and paintings with a focus on typography and abstraction.
His paintings visualise words and phrases. The key themes are societal matters, everyday observations and human nature. Choice of words are often humorous and biting.
Making collages with found papers and magazine cut outs. Focusing on a phrase or a word as a theme, randomly cut letters explores negative and positive space and searching for tonal balance through dynamic yet contrasting compositions. Images blurs the line between letter and a shape.
He has been a graphic designer and illustrator for various projects with a diverse selection of clients.
Creating effective visual solutions for commercial and nonprofit projects. Vast experience in book cover design.