Penguin Student Book Award

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells. Short-listed entry for the Penguin Student Book Design Awards.

My approach focuses on the synecdoche of sweat: a visual depiction of a bodily reaction to the climate crisis experienced by every human on earth. The cover presents a close-up of the human response, whilst the back reveals a wider perspective of the harm we’re placing on the natural world. Self timer photograph.