Boys and Their Dumb Toys

On 15 September 2021, a new security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States was announced. Dubbed AUKUS, the pact includes the intention for Australia to acquire nuclear-powered submarines. Nordacious combines pointillism — the painstaking application of tiny pen dots — with digital brushstrokes. His pop-culture-inspired depictions up-end the seriousness of the issues he is portraying.