Illustration Room artist Niki Fisher was recently commissioned by Monocle Magazine to create a series of clean, stylized editorial illustrations depicting pertinent world events for the magazine’s Briefing Pages.
About Niki Fisher
Niki Fisher is an artist based out of Australia. She currently designs and illustrates for a number of clients out of her home studio in Melbourne. When not at her desk designing or making art, she is riding her bike or seeking solace in the high country—where she hopes to return to for good one day. Niki Fisher is represented globally by The Illustration Room.
See more work from Niki through her Directory of Illustration Portfolio and at theillustrationroom.com.au.
“Three steps back for East African democracy: in Rwanda Paul Kagame’s MPs want to change the constitution to allow him a third term; in Uganada Yoweri Museveni thinks 30 years is not enough; will Jakaya Kikwete follow suit in Tanzania? Elections are due next month (Oct)” Illustration by Niki Fisher
“From October, Nato will hold its biggest military exercise in more than a decade. The alliance will deploy 36,000 troops across the Mediterranean in a complex “artificial threat scenario” resembling an Isis attack.” Illustration by Niki Fisher
“Can a successful nuclear deal with Iran prompt North Korea to return to the negotiating table, six years after they walked away from the six-party talks? China hopes so. Much has changed in that time – only Russia and the US still has the same leader.” Illustration by Niki Fisher
“On the sidelines of the UNGA (see below) much of the talk will be about Ban Ki Moon’s successor. The new secretary general will be chosen next year but the politicking has already begun – we may get our first female UN head.” Illustration by Niki Fisher
“Can lithium help lift Bolivia out of poverty? The Uyuni salt flat, in the south, is home to the world’s largest reserves of the light metal – a key component in batteries that power laptops and mobile phones. President Evo Morales is investing $600m in the industry over the next three years.” Illustration by Niki Fisher