Francesco Tacchini

About ⬿ Projects

In the Shade of the Stack

A love story unfolding in a possible future society which sees the high rise of computation and sovereign corporation-states. In the Shade of the Stack is a hybrid graphic novel set in a near-future in which the State and its Users, the Corporations and Cloud platforms, data pirates and anti-spamming units coexist, confront and clash with each other.

The blueprint of the project, which is in progress, can be seen on

⤳ Exhibition

A visualisation of the society depicted in the novel was exhibited at the Royal College of Art's Show 2015, in London.

⤳ Credits

In the Shade of the Stack is a collaborative work-in-progress. Yi-Miao Shih is the illustrator and Joseph Pleass the writer.