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‘Unflattening’ by Nick Sousanis – Review

As a comic book fan and budding philosopher, I was intrigued to learn about the publication of Unflattening by Nick Sousanis – a graphic novel that claims to question the ‘primacy of words over images’ – to counteract the ‘flatness’ that pervades (Western) society and teach us ‘how to access modes of understanding beyond what we normally apprehend’.

Clearly the book has some lofty aspirations, but does it live up to its own hype? Continue reading »