Mehmet Ali Kundurac─▒o─člu was born in Izmir in 1957. After studying bookbindery, he obtained a professional license in paper restoration from Saadet Gazi, and on bookbindery from ─░slam ┼×eçen. Kundurac─▒o─člu has given many workshops of bookbinding at various universities. He taught bookbindery at the Istanbul Artisans Bazaar. Between 1989 and 2008, he worked at the Süleymaniye Library, which belongs to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Currently, Kundurac─▒o─člu continues to work at his workshop in Istanbul.
Reference: ─░stanbul’un Ustalar─▒ (Istanbul: ─░stanbul 2010 Avrupa Kültür Ba┼čkenti, 2010), p.43, antikalar.com