Görkem Akseki was born in İstanbul(Turkey) in 1989. He began his artistic training in childhood from his painter uncle, Şakir Akseki. After finishing Beyoğlu Anatolian High school, He studied European Studies at İstanbul Bilgi University and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree. After his undergraduate, he moved to Budapest to complete MA degree in International Relations at Central European University. He continues his MA studies in this university.