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Anders Nilsen: Conversation Gardening

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Anders Nilsen takes on giant corporations with a new comic and one free drawing at a time

Though it’s been only two weeks since we wrote about Anders Nilsen’s beautiful Rage of Poseidon he’s just knocked out another brilliant piece of graphic art (albeit satirical rather than fantastical) so we felt compelled to feature him again. In this instance he’s lampooning online retail giants Amazon for their detrimental effect on publishing, using some magnificently wry visual metaphors to discuss what appears to be a quite unpleasant situation.

At the end of this piece, In order to encourage purchases from independent bookstores, Anders offers original commissioned artworks for anyone who sends him a receipt for one of his books and a brief for an image. We’d love to think that this kind of subversive attitude from will make a difference to his cause, but even if it he can’t persuade you to make the journey to a physical bookshop we’ve got nothing but respect for a man who can channel his rage into a project that’s so compelling.

You can read the whole of Conversation Gardening on Anders’ website

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