Dimensions: 8 in wide x 10 in high
Book illustration for the short story “The Great Silence” by Ted Chiang. The story weaves together the silence of the universe and the silence of extinction of species. The narrator, an endangered Puerto Rican parrot, comments on human ignorance as well as grand communication aspirations such as the Arecibo Telescope.
Artist: Megan Qualley
Instructor: Miriam Martincic
School: Iowa State University