Sean O'Toole

Recent articles by Sean O'Toole

Fighting AIDS with pictures and words

Issue 52, Summer 2004


South African health campaigns dominate the political landscape

A grasp of political design

Issue 57, Autumn 2005


‘Political Design after the Cold War’ is probably a rubbish name for a book. However…

South African Pop Culture

Issue 52, Summer 2004


… Liberally interpreted, Afro is a magazine. Eschewing the strict linear chronology of a bound…

Drive-by dreams

Issue 66, Winter 2007


The ancient trucks that ply the roads of Mali and Senegal offer a moving show of landscapes far removed from reality

Security logos

Issue 55, Spring 2005


A startling array of incongruous motifs and icons are used by private security companies in South Africa

Not all black and white

Issue 73, Autumn 2009


Changes in South African photobooks reveal a nation now free to explore its self-image

Bring me the head of Nelson Mandela

Issue 48, Summer 2003


Activist; fugitive; prisoner; icon: the evolving face of a famous name

Recent blog posts about Sean O'Toole

Money’s worth less than paper

9 July 2009
Graphic design, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

TBWAHuntLascaris finds a use for Zimbabwe’s useless trillions
The ongoing and all-encompassing crisis in Zimbabwe, the ailing Southern African state presided over by…