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Cartoon Movement
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
A global platform for editorial cartoons and comics journalism
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For the second edition of Cartoonist 2 Cartoonist, we are again open to submissions by cartoonists of all levels (aspiring and established) who would like to receive feedback on their work. The format is simple: about once a month, CM editors Emanuele del Rosso and Tjeerd Royaards go live on... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Nicoletta Santagostino (pen name Nicocomix) is an Italian illustrator. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Genoa, she publishes her work on several websites as well as designing book covers and exhibition posters. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Ali Şur is a cartoonist and caricaturist from Bodrum in Turkey. He published his first caricature in 1981. His cartoons are wordless and deal with broad topics such as war, migration, and poverty. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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No matter what part of the world political cartoons are from, they have a few things in common. One common trait is that they are not good at nuance. Cartoons see the world in black and white, right and wrong, justice and injustice. This is perhaps why the chessboard is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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In partnership with the Centre of Public Authority and International Development (CPAID) of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), we produced a series of six comics on public authority in different countries across Africa. This comic, based on research by Dr Naomi Pendle and drawn by South... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Join us tomorrow on our Instagram channel at 6.30PM CET for the first edition of Cartoonist 2 Cartoonist, where we will be discussing a selection of cartoons that were sent in (and we received more than we expected!) by cartoonists that would like feedback on their work. We hope to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Yet another cartoonist from Iran joins us this week. Payam Pourfallah is an award-winning artist from Isfahan. Check out his Instagram to see more of his work. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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We're continuing to expand our section of Iranian artists with some excellent cartoonists, such as Bahram Arjmandnia, who hails from Tehran and works with several newspapers and magazines in Iran. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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A recent addition to our network is Francesco Orazzini, an Italian cartoonist, illustrator and animator living in Mexico. His work is detailed and sometimes surreal, such as the visual about the environment shown here. Check out his website to see more of his work. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Cartoon by Ramses Morales Izquierdo Read our latest newsletter to find out what we've been up to in the last month and to see some of our best cartoons published in March. And if you would like to receive this monthly update in your inbox, subscribe! Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Sanaz Bagheri is an Iranian cartoonist living in the Netherlands. She is an independent cartoonist working in the social and political fields. She is concerned about the lack of justice and she uses her cartoons to protest human rights abuses, the violation of women's rights and the lack of freedom... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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On average, we get between 10 and 20 applications from aspiring cartoonists looking to join our network every week. The majority of them, we have to turn down, because they are not good enough (yet) to meet our publication standards. Our policy is to reply to everyone; nothing is more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Projectcovid19.org is a platform that aims to develop an international pandemic art archive to share our experiences of this time. They are also hosting an international competition with the theme Art Advances Health. You can share your paintings, graphic art, and photos about the pandemic before May 20th via the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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My Covid in comics is an Italian publication that brings together 137 artists from 30 countries to tell the story of the pandemic in cartoons and comics. Although the text is in Italian, the cartoons tell a clear story. Many of the contributors are artists whose work you can also... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Kourosh is an Iranian cartoonist that joined us in January. He works for Iranian newspaper Esfahanemrooz. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Iman Rezaee is an artist originally from Iran, now living as a political refugee in the Netherlands. He started his career as painter, but has ventured out into the field of editorial cartooning in recent years. Visit his Instagram account to see more of his work. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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We have been steadily expanding our section of Iranian cartoonists over the last few months. One of our recent members is Mohammad Khouban, a cartoonist from Karaj, a city near Tehran. Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Mohammad Safi, pen name Mo Safi, is a Palestinian / Jordanian cartoonist living in the UK. Check out his Instagram to see more of his work. Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Through the years, we have published a lot of cartoons about women's rights and gender equality. To commemorate International Women's Day, we have also published a large collection of cartoons. In addition, we thought it might be a good idea to put a spotlight on our female cartoonists, and their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Interview by Emily Diamond from projectcovid19.org with Brazilian cartoonist Thiago Lucas As the death toll from the pandemic mounted in Brazil, I wanted to make sure the International Pandemic Art Archives had work from Brazil. I happened upon the work of Thiago Lucas. This article came about through a series... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Ehsan Cheraghi Iranshahi is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator from Iran. Check out his Instagram to see more of this work. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Cartoon by Agim Sulaj Get up to date with our latest projects and find out last month's most popular content in our latest newsletter, out today! Read it here. And if you like what you see, subscribe. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Cartoon by Antonio Rodriguez We join Cartoonists Rights Network International in the call to release of Ahmed Kabir Kishore, who has been languishing in jail since May 2020 when his cartoons about the Bangladeshi government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic led to his arrest under the Digital Security Act. Read... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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Cartoon by Anne Derenne A three-fingered salute that originated in the Hunger Games film series has been adopted by activists from Thailand to Myanmar, becoming a symbol of resistance and solidarity for democracy movements across south-east Asia. UK cartoonists have been drawing Three-finger salute cartoons in support of the Myanmar... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement
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20 February is the World Day of Social Justice, an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections. The coronavirus pandemic has further accelerated the growth of the gap between rich... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2021 at Blog | Cartoon Movement