About Serkan Akyol
I was born in Demirhan, a small village in Aydın province in 1982. I completed elementary school in multi-grade system, and went on to finish middle and high school there too. I then studied stage, décor and costume design, and later earned my Master’s degree at Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty, Department of Textile. While I was studying toward my Master’s diploma I began working fulltime at Armaggan, and after eight years I quit in April. I decided to concentrate completely on my workshop. I enjoy doing things regularly. For instance, there are cafés I go to regularly every day, I love sitting, drawing and reading books there. I hop on a boat to the other side of the city three or four days a week, and take walks. There are also several series I watch and directors I follow faithfully. I am really into manga and anime.
I generally like reading first editions of books. I usually buy all the books of a writer, and then start reading them one after the other.
Other than those, I love sitting outside on park benches, I repair mechanical cameras as a hobby, do my shopping at street markets, in short I love being among people.