Extinction Rebellion: Truth works
Extinction Rebellion has grabbed the world’s attention with its imaginative, disciplined and urgent approach to graphic activism [EXTRACT]
‘We’re like a start-up. We’re in 75 countries,’ says William Skeaping of Extinction Rebellion (XR). It is February 2020 and he is addressing a design gathering at the invitation of Pentagram partner Marina Willer. Skeaping, XR’s ‘creative strategist’ and editor of This is Not a Drill, XR’s book, pulls no punches: ‘This is our problem. We have begun Earth’s first mass extermination.’
Extinction Rebellion (XR) identity graphics in use at a demonstration in central London, 2019. Photograph: Paola Desiderio.
Top. Photograph: Thomas Katan.
John L. Walters, editor of Eye, London
Read the full article in Eye no. 100 vol. 25, 2020
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