• New Cartoonist: Nanda Soobben

    New Cartoonist: Nanda Soobben

    Nanda Soobben is an award-winning cartoonist from South Africa. He was the only cartoonist of colour during Apartheid. He lived in exile in Brazil and the United States and is the recipient of an Amnesty International Award for ‘speaking the truth through the power of cartoons’. We’re very pleased to add such an esteemed cartoonist to Cartoon Movement.

    28 Aug 2015
  • Exhibition: My Peace, Your Peace

    Exhibition: My Peace, Your Peace

    Because of the popularity of our Peace & Justice project, we have decided to continue the competition in 2016. An exhibition of the best ideas and cartoons that were submitted throughout 2015 will be on display during the Just Peace festival in the Peace Palace and the city hall of The Hague from September 18 until September 21. Check out the ideas than have come in here, and the cartoons they have inspired here.

    25 Aug 2015
  • Zunar Wins Human Rights Award

    Zunar Wins Human Rights Award

    Malaysian cartoonist Zunar has received an award from Human Rights Watch. The award is a cash grant that will help Zunar fight his battle for freedom of expression. The artist currently faces nine charges of sedition and could be sentenced to over 40 years in jail if found guilty.

    19 Aug 2015
  • Comic: 'I Wished For My Child's Death'

    Comic: 'I Wished For My Child's Death'

    Over the last six months, we have been involved in the production of four comics on post-election violence in Kenya and Ivory Coast for Justice Hub. Two weeks ago, we published the first of these comics and on Wednesday we will publish the second, about a woman struggling to love her child, who was conceived in a gang rape.

    17 Aug 2015
  • Atena Farghadani Receives Courage  in Cartooning Award

    Atena Farghadani Receives Courage in Cartooning Award

    Cartoonists Rights Network International announces the 2015 Courage in Cartooning award is being given to Iranian artist-activist Atena Farghadani. Atena was jailed in Tehran in August of 2014 after publishing a cartoon in protest of proposed legislation that would restrict birth control and women’s rights in Iran. Check out our cartoon collection in support of Atena.

    13 Aug 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Julian PENA-PAI

    New Cartoonist: Julian PENA-PAI

    Julian PENA-PAI is an award-winning cartoonist from Romania.

    05 Aug 2015
  • Comic: 'I Looted and Burned'

    Comic: 'I Looted and Burned'

    Over the last six months, we have been involved in the production of four comics on post-election violence in Kenya and Ivory Coast. These comics were commissioned by Justice Hub and had their first publication there, but they will also be published on Cartoon Movement in the coming weeks. On Wednesday, we publish the story of Calvins, a young father of two who became a looter after the 2007 election result in Kenya.

    03 Aug 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Jerm

    New Cartoonist: Jerm

    We’re delighted to welcome South Africa’s 38th best cartoonist to our community! Jerm (aka Jeremy Nell) is an award-winning cartoonist whose work is widely published in South Africa and beyond. In 2012, Jerm was fired from The New Age for being ‘too political’. Check out his website to see more of his work.

    29 Jul 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Marios Boras

    New Cartoonist: Marios Boras

    Marios Boras is the 11th cartoonist from Greece to join Cartoon Movement. He is an independent cartoonist and illustrator working for various publishers.

    27 Jul 2015
  • New cartoonist: Oleg Gutsol

    New cartoonist: Oleg Gutsol

    We can add another country to our list in our quest for global cartoonist coverage. Oleg Gutsol is originally from Ukraine, but lives and works in Minsk, making him the first cartoonist from Belarus to join our community. You can see more of his work here.

    22 Jul 2015
  • Talking Satire in South Africa

    Talking Satire in South Africa

    Last week, Cartoon Movement was at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa. CM editor Tjeerd Royaards joined forces with one of South Africa’s best cartoonists, Jerm (also known as Jeremy Nell), to talk about cartoons and controversy, and to explore the limits of satire. Read the recap on our blog.

    16 Jul 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Ilian Savkov

    New Cartoonist: Ilian Savkov

    Ilian Savkov is the second cartoonist from Bulgaria to join Cartoon Movement. His work is characterized by loose lines that show a confidence most artists work very hard to achieve. Ilian publishes in Bulgarian daily newspaper Standart.

    13 Jul 2015
  • Peace, Justice & Satire

    Peace, Justice & Satire

    Our Peace & Justice project is in full swing. Over 40 countries are participating, and we’ve already had successful events in Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Malta, Slovenia, and Rwanda, to name a few. On July 10, CM-editor Tjeerd Royaards and South African cartoonist Jeremy Nell (Jerm) will talk about cartoons, peace, justice and the limits of satire at the National Art Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa.

    05 Jul 2015
  • New Cartoonist: SWAHA

    New Cartoonist: SWAHA

    SWAHA is a French-Lebanese artist. In the past, she has worked with Le Monde edition Proche-Orient and Femme Magazine. Now she works as an independent artist. We’re delighted to welcome her work to our newsroom. Check out more cartoons on SWAHA’s website or Facebook page.

    15 Jun 2015
  • The Illustrated

    The Illustrated

    A new cartoon app launched this month for both Android and Apple. The app, called The Illustrated, delivers 5 high quality political cartoons from around the world to your tablet or smartphone each day. Read more about it on our blog or download it here.

    12 Jun 2015

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