You can’t handle the truth!

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Tall tales. Fibs. Untruths. Whoppers. We all lie now and again: from tiddling little white lies to Trump-esque humdingers. This is the premise of a newly launched project – and gallery exhibition – by our friends at writing collective 26 Writers. We were invited by the group to create a visual accompaniment to one of 26 new pieces of writing, all on the subject of lies. We were paired with Quietroom supremo Andy Hayes and chose to illustrate his tall tale – concerning a truth-stretching autobiography – with a pair of bespoke case-bound books. For last nights private view, we also created a visitors book for attendees to record their own lies. (Anonymously of course.) The exhibition – and accompanying website – is now live at London’s Free Word Centre (formerly the Guardian Newsroom). If you find yourself in Clerkenwell one lunchtime this week, you should pop in. You can always tell your boss that you were stuck in the queue at Pret...

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