• 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
  • My Peace, Your Peace

    My Peace, Your Peace

    After a very successful run last year, we’ve launched a new edition of our Peace & Justice project. Cartoon Movement is teaming up once again with the Hague project Peace and Justice, an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the city of The Hague to create a global debate about peace & justice that will involve editorial cartoonists and students from around the world. Read more on our blog.

    09 Mar 2015
  • Financing the Future

    Financing the Future

    We’ve started another project, similar to the one we’re doing on Data and Development. Partnering with the Overseas Development Institute, we have set up a project newsroom to create cartoons for Financing the Future (March 17-18, 2015 in Accra, Ghana). Read more about it here, and take a look at the project newsroom here.

    06 Mar 2015
  • Data and Development

    Data and Development

    Our latest cartoon project is a partnership with Data-Pop Alliance, creating cartoons about big data and development for the Cartagena Data Festival (April 20-22, 2015 in Colombia). Read more about it here, and take a look at the project newsroom here.

    02 Mar 2015
  • Cartoon Event in France Cancelled

    Cartoon Event in France Cancelled

    The Memorial de Caen, a World War II museum in Normandy, France, has hosted a yearly meeting of French and international cartoonists for 4 years. This year, the fifth edition, would be the biggest one yet, with 44 cartoonists from all over the world. But rising security concerns, such as more than six attempts to hack the Memorial’s website, forced the Memorial to cancel the event.

    27 Feb 2015
  • New Cartoonist: BANEGAS

    New Cartoonist: BANEGAS

    We are very proud to announce the first cartoonist from Honduras has joined our community. Dario Banegas has been publishing a daily cartoon in for La Prensa, a major daily newspaper in Honduras, for over 25 years. He is also a member of the National Congress of Honduras and a television host.

    24 Feb 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Oguz Gurel

    New Cartoonist: Oguz Gurel

    Ogez Gurel is the 9th cartoonist from Turkey to join Cartoon Movement. He published his first cartoon in a local newspaper in 1989. Since then, his work has won several awards and hasappeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and websites all over the world.

    16 Feb 2015
  • Conflicting Cartoons

    Conflicting Cartoons

    Cartoonists can't agree who's to blame for the crisis in Ukraine. We have cartoonists from both Russia and Ukraine, and, perhaps not surprisingly, their opinions of the situation in eastern Ukraine differ quite a lot. But this debate is not limited to cartoonists from the countries involved in the conflict, and virtually every cartoonist is more or less positioned on one side of the conflict. Read more on our blog.

    13 Feb 2015
  • Tweet Lands Cartoonist in Jail

    Tweet Lands Cartoonist in Jail

    Malaysian authorities continue to pester Zunar. In their latest attempt to intimidate the renowned cartoonist, the police arrested Zunar on charges of sedition because he posted a tweet criticising the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Read more on our blog.

    12 Feb 2015
  • Holocaust Cartoon Competition

    Holocaust Cartoon Competition

    The Theran Times reports that Iran’s House of Cartoon and the Sarcheshmeh Cultural Complex plan to hold a second international contest on the theme of Holocaust denial in the near future. The competition is a direct response to the recent publications of cartoons that insult the prophet Mohammed in Charlie Hebdo. Read our thoughts on the matter here.

    09 Feb 2015