• 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
  • New Cartoonists: Petry & Crisan

    New Cartoonists: Petry & Crisan

    Bogdan Petry and Horia Crisan are two cartoonists from Romenia who work together to create stunning digital cartoons. Check out their profile page on Cartoon Movement; you can see even more of their work here.

    03 May 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Vasco Gargalo

    New Cartoonist: Vasco Gargalo

    Vasco Gargalo is a freelance cartoonist and illustratrator from Portugal. His work is published in various Portuguese newspapers and magazines. To see more of his work, visit his website.

    27 Apr 2015
  • Cartooning in Yemen

    Cartooning in Yemen

    Arwa Moukbel is a young cartoonist that recently joined our community. She’s from Yemen, not a place where you’d expect to find (female) cartoonists. All the more reason to ask her a few questions. Read more on our blog.

    23 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Rafat Alkhateeb

    New Cartoonist: Rafat Alkhateeb

    Rafat is a young cartoonist living and working in Amman, Jordan. His work is currently published by online platform Nesan News. You can see more of his work here.

    20 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Osama Hajjaj

    New Cartoonist: Osama Hajjaj

    We’re very happy to welcome renowned Jordan cartoonist Osama Hajjaj to Cartoon Movement. He currently works for ‘Al Arab Al Youm’ newspaper. His cartoons are related to people’s life in Jordan and the political events in the Middle East and the world. Check out his website and Facebook page to see more of his work.

    15 Apr 2015
  • Comic: South Sudan Explained

    Comic: South Sudan Explained

    On Wednesday, we will publish an 8-page comic that explains the conflict in South Sudan. Produced in cooperation with the Justice and Security research Programme of the LSE, The comic is an innovative approach to present academic research to a broader audience. Read more on our blog.

    13 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Agim Sulaj

    New Cartoonist: Agim Sulaj

    We are extremely proud to welcome renowned artist Agim Sulaj as a member of Cartoon Movement. In his cartoons he focuses on the major social and political problems of the 21st century, such as world poverty, environmental pollution, the life of an immigrant and other social topics. Agim’s work has won many awards and has been exhibited all over the world. To see more of his work, visit his website: www.agimsulaj.com

    07 Apr 2015
  • Cartoon Exhibition at Africa Summit

    Cartoon Exhibition at Africa Summit

    That Africa is rising is without a doubt. Despite this, important challenges remain in a wide range of fields, from youth unemployment, to security, to healthcare. Cartoon Movement is producing a series of thought-provoking cartoons on challenges that face Africa. These cartoons will be part of an exhibition at the LSE Africa Summit 2015.

    01 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Igor Pashchenko

    New Cartoonist: Igor Pashchenko

    Igor Pashchenko is an award-winning cartoonist with a distinctive style. He lives in Kaliningrad, Russia.

    27 Mar 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Arwa Moukbel

    New Cartoonist: Arwa Moukbel

    We’re always excited when we can welcome a new cartoonist from a country where we had none before. And some countries are more special than others. So we’re absolutely thrilled that Arwa Moukbel, a 26-year old female cartoonist from Yemen has joined Cartoon Movement.

    25 Mar 2015
  • Children’s Rights Project

    Children’s Rights Project

    We’ve started an educational project for the Global Teenager Project about Children’s Rights. Cartoon Movement provides the space for schools and cartoonists to work together. Students upload their ideas in the form of sketches and drawings, and our cartoonists use these as inspiration to create professional cartoons.

    23 Mar 2015
  • Cartoon Movement Receives Grant

    Cartoon Movement Receives Grant

    We’re very pleased to announce we have received funding from the Foundation for Democracy and Media (Stichting Democratie en Media): in recognition of the importance and relevance of political cartoons, we have received 15,000 euro to publish independent political cartoons on current events throughout 2015. Read more on our blog.

    18 Mar 2015