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About the Project

The Portraits of Violence book project (published by New Internationalist) brought together established academics and award-winning comic book writers and illustrators, to provide an accessible introduction to the most compelling ideas and episodes in the critique of violence.

Winner of a very prestigious Independent Publishers Award,  it features chapters from Hannah Arendt, Franz Fanon, Brad Evans, Edward Said, Paolo Freire, Michel Foucault, Susan Sontag, Noam Chomsky, Judith Butler, and Giorgio Agamben, who each have ten pages to tell their unique story in this innovative graphic title.

"Brad Evans" "Portraits of Violence" "histories of violence"
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Read Sample Chapters Here

Simply click on the cover image opposite to view the full illustrations and texts as featured in the Portraits of Violence book, for Hannah Arendt's "Banality of Evil" and Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth". Use side navigation arrows on each visual history to scroll through the pages. 

"Brad Evans" "Histories of Violence" "University of Bristol"

Portraits of Violence

Free to download posters

Free to download and print posters are available for the chapters that feature the thoughts on Hannah Arendt, Frantz Fanon, Paolo Freire, and Brad Evans. Simply click on image to access the PDF document. 

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