• Cartoonist Seeks Refuge in Norway

    Cartoonist Seeks Refuge in Norway

    Palestinian cartoonist Fadi About Hassan has had a difficult time over the last few years. Residing in Syria, his cartoons angered the Assad regime and government forces. In 2012, Fadi was forced to leave the country; last month, with the help of ICORN and CRNI, he arrived safely in Norway.

    07 Nov 2013
  • Preview: 'So Close, Far Away!'

    Preview: 'So Close, Far Away!'

    Next week we have something special lined up. After months of writing, drawing, programming and editing, 'So Close, Faraway!', an interactive comics journalism journey that will take you into the world of the homeless in Brazil, is finally ready for publication. Check out a preview on our blog.

    06 Nov 2013
  • Cartoons on Tolerance

    Cartoons on Tolerance

    Colombian cartoonist (and Cartoon Movement member) Elena Ospina is one of the winners of the first international cartoon contest on tolerance, organized by the Universal Tolerance Organization. You can see the other winners here.

    04 Nov 2013
  • Zunar Loses Appeal

    Zunar Loses Appeal

    Malaysian cartoonist Zunar reports that the appeal against his 2010 arrest was dismissed by the Appeals Court of Malaysia: 'The Appeals Court of Malaysia today dismissed my appeal against the High Court decision last year which ruled that the police have a right to arrest and detain me.' To me, today's judgement is unacceptable.' Read more on our blog.

    01 Nov 2013
  • New Shirt Design: Uncle Sam's Hat

    New Shirt Design: Uncle Sam's Hat

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop based on this cartoon by Tomas. Uncle Sam is such a good listener...

    31 Oct 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Alessio Atrei

    New Cartoonist: Alessio Atrei

    We are strengthening the already sizeable group of Italian cartoonists in our network with the addition of Alessio Atrei, a 42-year old artist from Florence. His work is published in local newspaper and on Italian website, and focuses on Italian politics. For Cartoon Movement, his contributions will be more international. Check out more of his work here and here.

    28 Oct 2013
  • New Shirt Design: The Thinker

    New Shirt Design: The Thinker

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop based on this cartoon by Riko. Technology changes our lives, for better or for worse.

    25 Oct 2013
  • I Posed as a Prostitute in a Turkish Brothel

    I Posed as a Prostitute in a Turkish Brothel

    Vice has started a new series of illustrated documentary shorts, called Correspondent Confidential: 'journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins.' Watch the first episode, about international sex trafficking, here.

    22 Oct 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Konstantinos Roungeris

    New Cartoonist: Konstantinos Roungeris

    Konstantinos Roungeris is a Greek political cartoonist; a graduate from the School of Fine Arts of Thessaloniki, his work has been published in Odigitis newspaper and in Galera magazine. Be sure to check out his blog, where you can see his animated political cartoons.

    21 Oct 2013
  • Comics Journalism: Homeless in Brazil

    Comics Journalism: Homeless in Brazil

    Brazilian journalist Augusto Paim (see his first production on the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro here) set out to explore the lives of the people who live on the lowest tier of society: the homeless. The result is a beautiful and piercing account of homelessness in Brazil, which will be published November 13.

    18 Oct 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Enrico Occupati

    New Cartoonist: Enrico Occupati

    Enrico Occupati is a cartoonist hailing from Florence, Italy. His work is published in th historical satirical monthly Il Vernacoliere, and other news and satirical websites.

    15 Oct 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Xavier Vives Mateu

    New Cartoonist: Xavier Vives Mateu

    Another first for Cartoon Movement as we add a Disney illustrator to our community: Xavier Vives Mateu. Xavier not only draws Donald Duck, but also does editorial illustrations for newspapers and magazines (which he'll be contributing to CM as well).

    10 Oct 2013
  • 50 Years On, Still Hungry

    50 Years On, Still Hungry

    Tomorrow we publish a comics journalism piece by Victor Ndula from Kenya. '50 Years On, Still Hungry' explores the issue of food security in rural parts of Kenya. Sponsored by the African Media Initiative (AMI), Victor traveled to Mwingi, a drought-ridden region east of Nairobi to find out how the Kenyan government, with the help of NGOs, is tackling this problem.

    09 Oct 2013
  • Social Enterprise NL

    Social Enterprise NL

    Social Enterprise NL is a Dutch organisation that aims to assist and promote social enterprises in the Netherlands. They have recently renewed their website, and we were asked to create the visuals for the new site. Cuban artist Alex Falco created 25 images to illustrate the different sections of the website. You can see them all on our blog.

    07 Oct 2013
  • The Hidden Power of Innocent Lines

    The Hidden Power of Innocent Lines

    Fiestoforo is a cartoonist from Chile now residing in the United Kingdom. His work forcuses mainly on injustice, and the many forms it takes. We talk to him about how he works, and about the cartoon as a form of protest. Read the interview on our blog.

    04 Oct 2013

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