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One year after the birth of the #MeToo movement, The Economist magazine traces how the corporate landscape might have shifted since. The reflection is timely, coinciding with the high-profile Kavanaugh sexual assault case, and proves that there’s still a long way to go before more voices get heard.

For its ‘Sex and power’ issue covering the week of 29 September, the publication commissioned Israel-born illustrator Noma Bar, who’s renowned for his experimentations with negative space, to interpret the theme.

At first glance, Bar’s graphic seems to depict a hand over the rear of a woman. She’s headless, but her raised arms suggest she’s in shock.

Zoom out, and you’ll find that the image is all part of a man’s suit. The woman’s silhouette becomes a tie, and her arms form his collar. Check out the visual below, which was recently uncovered and reshared by The Logo Smith.

The #MeToo movement could be the most powerful force for equality since women’s suffrage. Our cover this week https://t.co/yGageYLEjN pic.twitter.com/TCaDBjaUcy

— The Economist (@TheEconomist) September 29, 2018

Sex & Power / MeToo
The Economist pic.twitter.com/Ia5EyifhGO

— Noma Bar (@noma_bar) October 5, 2018

Cover illustration of The Economist "Sex and Power" issue (Sept 29 – Oct 5). Illustration by Noma Bar. @nomabar pic.twitter.com/1FynVoYJn3

— The Logo Smith: Design Studio (@thelogosmith) October 11, 2018

[via The Logo Smith, video via The Economist, images via various sources] http://www.designtaxi.com/news/401906/The-Economist-Magazine-s-Negative-Space-Cover-Strikingly-Depicts-Sex-Power/

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