• Questions of copyright

    Questions of copyright

    Questions of copyright is a monthly feature in which we share some of our questions and concerns about how and where cartoons from Cartoon Movement are used without our permission. In this edition, a cartoon that went viral and an Egyptian website that seems very fond of cartoons.

    02 Nov 2016
  • Cartooning in Rwanda

    Cartooning in Rwanda

    Ndarama Assoumani is an editorial cartoonist in Rwanda. Like many other governments around the world, the president and ruling party in Rwanda do not like to be criticized. On the blog, we talk to Ndarama about his work and the dangers he encounters.

    26 Oct 2016
  • New Cartoonist: Vanessa Valadez

    New Cartoonist: Vanessa Valadez

    Vanessa Valadez is a Chicago-based cartoonist and illustrator. Her artwork is inspired by children’s books, video games, cartoons, comics, and real life. Her work has appeared in Fusion, South Side Weekly, The Columbia Chronicle, The Chicago Monitor, and Linework to name a few. Check out more of her work on vanessavaladez.com.

    24 Oct 2016
  • New Cartoonist: Feras Haggag

    New Cartoonist: Feras Haggag

    Feras Haggag is cartoonist originally from Egypt. He has been working as a cartoonist, photographer and designer since 2006. His work has appeared in many newspapers and magazines in and outside of Egypt and has also been featured on news channels like Al Jazeera.

    21 Oct 2016
  • New Cartoonist: Luca Garonzi

    New Cartoonist: Luca Garonzi

    Luca Garonzi is a cartoonist from Verona, Italy. He published his first cartoon at 19 and has been making cartoons and illustrations ever since.

    19 Oct 2016
  • Zunar Banned from Traveling

    Zunar Banned from Traveling

    We have reported about Malaysian cartoonist Zunar on numerous occasions. Zunar’s cartoons are very critical of the Malaysian government, much to the dismay of government officials. He currently faces nine charges under the Sedition Act with the possibility of 43 years in jail. Today, he was also banned from traveling. Read his statement on our blog.

    17 Oct 2016
  • Cartoons Going Viral

    Cartoons Going Viral

    We’re proud of the cartoons we publish every day, and it’s great to see some of them really have an impact. Recently, two of the cartoons we have published went truly viral: Allepo(nica) by Vasco Gargalo and Nobody is Haiti by Elchicotriste. Both have been published widely and have reached an audience of millions.

    13 Oct 2016
  • Stop Thinking, Start Clicking

    Stop Thinking, Start Clicking

    A modest milestone this week as our Twitter account is about to hit 10,000. If you want to see our cartoons as we publish them, and keep track of news in the world of cartooning, consider joining us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

    06 Oct 2016
  • A Cartoon for Europe

    A Cartoon for Europe

    This weekend, the winners of Una Vignetta per L’Europa 2016 were announced in Ferrara, Italy. The concourse is organized by the European Commission in Italy in cooperation with Internazionale and VoxEurop, and awards the best political cartoons about Europe that have been published in Italian media. This year is noteworhty (for us) because all the winning cartoonists are also members of Cartoon Movement. Read more on our blog.

    03 Oct 2016
  • Questions of Copyright

    Questions of Copyright

    Questions of copyright is our monthly feature in which we share some of our questions and concerns about how and where cartoons from Cartoon Movement are used without our permission. Read it on our blog.

    30 Sep 2016
  • Cartoon Exhibition in Amsterdam

    Cartoon Exhibition in Amsterdam

    The main library in Amsterdam is hosting an exhibition of the 100 best Dutch editorial cartoon from the past year, made by 40 cartoonists from the Netherlands. Among them are numerous cartoonists whose work is also featured on Cartoon Movement. More details (and photos) on our blog.

    28 Sep 2016
  • Writer Shot Ahead of Cartoon Trial in Jordan

    Writer Shot Ahead of Cartoon Trial in Jordan

    Yesterday, Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was gunned down outside an Amman courthouse, where Hattar was to stand trial for a Facebook post containing a “blasphemous” cartoon. Jonathan Guyer, an expert of cartoons in the Middle East shares his thoughts.

    26 Sep 2016
  • Support Eaten Fish

    Support Eaten Fish

    Eaten Fish is the pen name of a 24-year old Iranian cartoonist currently interned in the notorious Manus Island immigration detention camp . Australian cartoonists have started a campaign to urge the Australian government to release Eaten Fish. We join this campaign with a series of international cartoons in support of our colleague.

    20 Sep 2016
  • The Art of Dissenters

    The Art of Dissenters

    Ukrainian cartoonist Vladimir Kazanevsky writes about a century of cartoons, especially those cartoons that do not use any words to communicate their idea. How has the visual language they use evolved, and has their place in society changed? Read the essay on our blog.

    12 Sep 2016
  • Water Exhibition

    Water Exhibition

    Swiss NGO Terragir has included a number of our water cartoons on posters in an exhibition titled ‘Water as a common good?’, which is on display in Geneva this summer.

    05 Sep 2016