All said and done a format is a means to an end. A medium that works for a period of time until it is replaced by a more relevant medium as progress dictates. Print is a format that news had been struggling with for years and announced today in a
Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the independent & independent on Sunday has announced that both titles will fold in printed format at the end of March.
Another national outlet for the images we create as illustrators and cartoonists is about to fold. In a world of easy, free access to news and current affairs, Lebedev is about to rebrand the online experience of the inde brand and call it the indy100.com.
I hope readers are offered the opportunity to pitstop on the information superhighway and take a moment in front of some art. Illustration is as relevant, if not more relevant now than ever, a digital home is just another format. I hope the inde retains it's current love of imagery, please.