• New Cartoonist: Fede

    New Cartoonist: Fede

    Nestory Fedeliko (artist name: Fede), is a cartoonist from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He currently works for the Nation Media Group. Check out more of his work here.

    09 Apr 2014
  • CM Nominated in The Bobs 2014

    CM Nominated in The Bobs 2014

    Cartoon Movement has been nominated in The Bobs 2014. The Bobs awards honor websites and projects that champion the open exchange of ideas and freedom of expression. We've been nominated in the category People's Choice for English. If you like what we do, and want us to win an award for it, you can vote for us.

    06 Apr 2014
  • Drawing Citizenship

    Drawing Citizenship

    The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) and the Cartoon Movement are joining forces to explore perspectives on the upcoming European elections through comics and cartoons. ‏Between 31 March and 25 May 2014, we are inviting comic artists and cartoonists to reflect on European citizenship and the various issues that are currently facing Europe. Read more about the project here, or check out our project newsroom.

    01 Apr 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Majda Shaheen

    New Cartoonist: Majda Shaheen

    In February, we reported about Palestinian cartoonist Majda Shaheen, who got in trouble over a cartoon that was critical of Hamas. We're delighted to welcome her as an official member of Cartoon Movement. Check out some of her work here.

    31 Mar 2014
  • Kick Off Peace & Justice Project

    Kick Off Peace & Justice Project

    On March 29, our new international project Peace & Justice will be officially launched at the iconic Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands. This event will be the kick off of an international cartoon competition at schools and universities. For more information, and to register for the event, go here.

    25 Mar 2014
  • Cartoonist Talks at TEDx

    Cartoonist Talks at TEDx

    Iranian cartoonist Kianoush Ramezani gave a talk at TEDxHagueAcadamy about the dangers of cartooning. Kianoush: 'Security is freedom of expression + freedom after expression.' See the video here.

    21 Mar 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Gatis Sluka

    New Cartoonist: Gatis Sluka

    Gatis Sluka is the first cartoonist from Latvia to join us. His first cartoon was published in 1993, and since 1998 his work appears in the Latvian newspaper Latvijas Avize.

    17 Mar 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Zurum

    New Cartoonist: Zurum

    Antionio Ursini (artist name Zurum) is a cartoonist from Perugia in Italy. He is the 17th cartoonist from Italy to join Cartoon Movement. To see more of his cartoons, visit his blog.

    14 Mar 2014
  • New cartoonist: Sergey Elkin

    New cartoonist: Sergey Elkin

    Sergey Elkin is a cartoonist from Moscow, Russia. His work appears in the English daily newspaper The Moscow Times.

    12 Mar 2014
  • Outdoor Exhibition in Amsterdam

    Outdoor Exhibition in Amsterdam

    Cartoon Movement is participating in an outdoor art exhibition in Amsterdam. During the month of March, the work of Amsterdam-based comic artists and cartoonists is showcased on large sheets of canvas that are wrapped around pillars in the Kinkerstraat, a busy shopping street in the west of Amsterdam.

    10 Mar 2014
  • Emilio Agra, 1952 – 2014

    Emilio Agra, 1952 – 2014

    We are very sad to learn Spanish-Venezuelan cartoonist and CM contributor Emilio Agra has passed away. Our thoughts go out to his friends and family; we will miss his unique cartoons. Last year, we interviewed Emilio about cartooning in Venzuela.

    06 Mar 2014
  • Cartooning in Palestine

    Cartooning in Palestine

    Last month we reported on Palestinian Cartoonist Majda Shaheen, who received death threats in a response to one of her cartoons that was critical of Hamas. Al-Monitor has a nice follow-up, giving some context and background on the situation for political cartoonists in the Palestinian Territories.

    03 Mar 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Makhmud Eshonkulov

    New Cartoonist: Makhmud Eshonkulov

    We're one step closer to our ultimate aim of having (at least) one cartoonist from every country on earth, as we welcome the first member from Uzbekistan. Makhmud Eshonkulov is a well-known artist hailing from Tashkent, who has won an impressive number of awards with his work.

    27 Feb 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Emrah Arikan

    New Cartoonist: Emrah Arikan

    We are pleased to welcome Turkish cartoonist Emrah Arikan to Cartoon Movement. He has won numerous awards for his work. Check out more of his cartoons here.

    25 Feb 2014
  • 'Cartooning is the Art of Danger'

    'Cartooning is the Art of Danger'

    Iranian cartoonist and CM member Kianoush Ramezani will be one of the speakers at TedxHagueAcademy on Secure Societies, which will take place March 19 in The Hague. Kianous: 'Cartooning is the art of danger because it is a tool for addressing tough subjects.' Read more on the blog.

    22 Feb 2014