GOLD: Compelling illustrations portray rapists and their victims
13B. Multiple illustrations for the same story
La Presse (Montreal, Quebec)
“Rapists and their victims — face to face”
The features judges gave this series of illustrations depicting rapists and their victims a gold medal.
Illustrator Francis Léveillé, AME/Art and Photo Director Benoît Giguére and Deputy Art Director Geneviéve Dinel worked on the piece along with the story’s writers, Michelle Ouimet and Judith Lachapelle.
There is diversity in the illustrations but they hold together as a unit, each one adding more meaning to the whole. The illustrations play off each other without feeling redundant; they say different things even though they use the same characters and style. It keeps reinforcing the concept.
There are layers to to each piece that draw you in. They said these images made them want to stop and think about them longer.