'Now, for the first time I understood what it meant to be an internet. We shared our learning. It flowed between us like sign, even though none of it was true sign, just our spoken words'.
Isabel Greenberg interpreted the passages about the main character's past and chose to focus on the key relationships with his family and his teacher Bilgee. Scenes from his childhood and his induction into the Memorialists, a group dedicated to the preservation of memories about the past. They are depicted on two hanging prints reminiscent of large wall tapestries.
Greenberg is a London based illustrator and graphic novelist. Her working process involves a combination of hand drawing and digital colouring. Greenberg's touching and evocative short story Love in a Very Cold Climate won the Observer short story prize in 2011.
© Isabel Greenberg, 2013