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Julian Assange - Details | by Ben Heine
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Julian Assange - Details

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Enlarge HERE (the third detail is a small part of his nose)

 

Made with thousands of "@" symbols (the common "At sign" typographic character). It took me a few days of work. I applied each character one by one and used several references for the accuracy of the portrait. Each symbol is made of a single color and tone. (I left the portrait unfinished on purpose, I think it's better this way).

 

"@" like "@mbitious", "@ctivism" and "@ssange"... Julian is a courageous man fighting for Justice and Democracy despite many criticisms...

 

Julian Paul Assange is the founder, spokesperson and editor in chief of WikiLeaks (a whistleblower website and conduit for news leaks). He is also an Australian publisher, journalist, software developer and Internet activist.

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Taken on January 8, 2011