Plato’s Visual Utopiawas an experiment in combining literature philosophy and visual art. The inspiration came from the famous philosophical dialogue of Plato’s Republic. Also, it is important to note that understanding the Platonic dialogue of theRepubliccan be difficult for non-philosophers. To that end, illustrating the text was of paramount importance. My final goal was to produce a visual narrative of the Republic, that would be easier to comprehend when coupled with the written text. This book is the first of its kind in that it illustrates with artworks the written text of the Republic.
Why I wrote Plato's Visual Utopia An important part of any blog is to explain it's main content. This post explains how and why my illustrated book 'Plato's Visual Utopia' came into being. Head over to the slide presentation [...]