Protest & Occupation

BRICKS magazine

Digital illustration to accompany article by Eleni Zachariou exploring the intertwined histories of protest and occupation in the UK. 

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The article talks about the actions of protestor and organiser Olive Morris, who in 1972 climbed to the roof of the building she was occupying to escape eviction. The iconic image became the cover of the Squatter's Handbook in 1979. Paying tribute to that image, I collaged aspects of the original photograph of Olive with drawn and cut-out elements to build up the scene.

Published in BRICKS magazine online 11th May 2021.

Writer - Eleni Zachariou
Politics Editor - Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin
Art Director - Joe Joiner

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