The HKRB are proud to be running an illustration series to accompany the new HKRB Interviews. Illustrations are provided by artist/critic/author Roy Christopher, whose details are below. Here you can see the fantastic illustrations that Christopher has provided so far.
Umberto Eco, sketch for his obituary.
Srećko Horvat, drawing for his interview on The Radicality of Love.
Simon Critchley, drawing for his interview on Notes on Suicide.
Roy Christopher marshals the middle between Mathers and McLuhan. He was assistant editor of Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky’s Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Culture and Music (MIT Press, 2008), and his first book is Follow for Now: Interviews with Friends and Heroes (Well-Red Bear, 2007). He is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Communication Department at The University of Illinois-Chicago as well as a Ph.D. candidate in Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. His research interests lie mainly in figurative language use and media theory. He is currently working on books about both. As a child, he solved the Rubik’s Cube competitively. He writes regularly at roychristopher.com and is the resident illustrator of the Hong Kong Review of Books.