Vasif Daniel Kahraman is an Istanbul-based graphic designer and art director. He creates fascinating overlapped tattoos that mean “Where I want to be and where I actually am”.
In his childhood, with the help of his aunt who introduced him to drawing, he discovered that he may transform the violence and neglect he encountered at home into different realities. His artistic journey that started as redrawing cartoon characters later advanced into creating his own original stories and characters. After the untimely death of his beloved aunt, he left his family home when he was just 16 years old and started to work at Penguen, one of the best humor magazines in Turkey. His career in this artistic field continued as he spent more than 10 years working for esteemed comic magazines like Lombak, Kemik, and Uykusuz. He gathered valuable experience there and with the help of his fellow artists, he developed a unique style.Öykü Terim