• 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
  • 'We Are Not Amnesty International'

    'We Are Not Amnesty International'

    Rumblings in FECO, the Federation of Cartoonists Organisations. More and more cartoonists question FECO’s cooperation with state-sponsored cartoon organisations in Iran, such as the Tabriz Cartoon Association and the Iranian House of Cartoon (organizer of the infamous Holocaust Cartoon Competition). On our blog, an overview of the debate and the latest developments.

    10 Jun 2015
  • Iranian Artist Sentenced to 12 Years

    Iranian Artist Sentenced to 12 Years

    Sad news from Iran. Iranian artist-activist Atena Farghadani has been handed a 12 year prison sentence by Tehran’s Revolutionary Court for posting a cartoon in protest of legislation to restrict birth-control and make divorce more difficult in her country. The illustration, in which Iran’s parliamentarians were depicted with animal heads, was posted on Farghadani’s Facebook page. Read more on the website for Cartoonists Rights Network International.

    04 Jun 2015
  • FIFA Cartoons

    FIFA Cartoons

    Cartoonists are always quick to zoom in on corruption. When it comes to FIFA, they’ve been drawing cartoons about Blatter, bribery and working conditions in Qatar for quite a while. But last week, following the arrest of FIFA officials, our newsroom exploded. Check out all our FIFA cartoons here.

    01 Jun 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Sahar Ajami

    New Cartoonist: Sahar Ajami

    Sahar Ajami is an Oslo based Iranian artist. Sahar has worked on projects ranging from text books as well as award-winning cartoons and illustrations. Currently She is working on a series of cartoons focused on women and their issues. To see more of her work, check out her Facebook page.

    26 May 2015
  • 5th Meeting of Cartoonists in Caen

    5th Meeting of Cartoonists in Caen

    Cartoon Movement is patnering with Le Mémorial de Caen to organize the 5th international meeting of cartoonists in Caen, France. The 3-day meeting will take place on 11, 12 and 13 September 2015. The programme was announced yesterday at a press conference in Caen. Read more here (in French) or stay tuned for a comprehensive update on our blog.

    21 May 2015
  • The Rise of Cartooning

    The Rise of Cartooning

    The Doha Centre for Media Freedom writes about the renewed relevance of editorial cartooning in the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo, and the challenges facing the profession: ‘We think of free speech as threatened by terrorism or state oppression, but a more subtle way to silence criticism is to simply make it uneconomical.’ Read the full article here.

    13 May 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Guiseppe La Micela

    New Cartoonist: Guiseppe La Micela

    Part of our mission is to support young promising artists with a knack for hard-hitting editorial cartoons. Giuseppe La Micela is a 23-year old Italian cartoonist, and we see a bright future for him. He currently works for several blogs, websites and digital magazines.

    11 May 2015