"LOOK UP FROM YOUR PHONE
SHUT DOWN THAT DISPLAY,
TAKE IN YOUR SURROUNDINGS
MAKE THE MOST OF TODAY"
is an award-winning comedian, spoken word artist and filmmaker.
Having been launched into the limelight following the global success of his short film ‘Look Up’, attracting over 600 million views worldwide, Gary's work has gone on to inspire masses across the globe and has seen him appear on TV shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, BBC Breakfast, and many others - including in cartoon form when Gary and 'Look Up' were parodied for the season 18 finale of South Park.
‘Look Up’ is the most viewed spoken word video on the Internet, and went on to win Best Viral Film at Cannes Media & TV Awards, and went on to win two Webby Awards for Best Viral Film and Best Individual Performance. Gary was also awarded ‘Global Thought Shaper of the Year’ by the United Nations WTO for his work encouraging people to better appreciate the world around them.
Gary currently has over 64 million views and 118,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, with an additional 32,000 followers and 5 million views on his social media platforms.
Gary has performed live to over 100,000 people on 5 continents, and can regularly be found giving talks, workshops & performances all around the world.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Excellent, brilliant, factual and emotional
Taking the Internet by storm
THE TODAY SHOW
Turk’s prose contains lines to live by
A profound, emotional masterpiece
A global sensation