Ekrem Yalçındağ was born in Adıyaman in 1964. The artist graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Izmir Dokuz Eylül University where he also received his master’s degree. He worked with Prof. Hermann Nitsch in Frankfurt Stadelschule between 1994-1999. Using geometric and floral patterns so as to praise handcraftsmanship, he maintains connection between art and design by adapting the traditional techniques of painting. While patterns create a visual delusion by repetition and interaction with each other, they signify timelessness (past-today-future) in the cultural context. The artist, held many exhibitions both in Turkey and in Europe, has artworks in Kunstmuseum, Stuttgart, Lahey/European Patent Office, Goetz Collection/Munich and Allianz Collection/Munich. He lives and works in Germany and Istanbul.