Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Female Arab cartoonists challenge authority

Excerpts from an article by Severine Dieudonne & Naomi Scherbel-Ball on BBC News.

© Doaa el-Adl

As part of its ‘100 Women’ season, the BBC asked three female cartoonists from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco to illustrate how the practice of ‘male guardianship’, even though not always enshrined in law, continues to affect women’s lives.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

"A Global Look at a Decade of Editorial Cartoons" Conference

From the Society of Illustrators' website.

Cartoon by Michael Zlatkovsky, Russia.

On the evening of December 8, the Society of Illustrators will celebrate the tenth anniversary of Cartooning for Peace with a discussion of these timely with cartoonists Ann Telnaes, Nicolas Vadot, Patrick Chappatte, Jeff Danziger and Liza Donnelly.

Friday, November 25, 2016

"Seth’s Dominion" DVD With Hardcover Book

From Drawn & Quarterly.

Last year saw the release of Seth’s Dominion on the film festival circuit, this year we get the DVD.

Seth's Dominion is a double-spined hardcover that opens in two directions as a interview with Seth and film-maker Luc Chamberland's notes.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Cartoon Sparks Battle Over Australia’s Hate Speech Law

From The Washington Post.

Emboldened in part by the rise of right-wing populists like Donald Trump, Australia’s conservatives are using an official investigation into a cartoon to pursue a long-cherished goal: dismantling a law protecting minorities from abuse.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Book Signing in Montreal

I will be signing copies of my latest book, « Qui ça, bêtes et méchants? » at booth 347 of the Montreal Salon du livre at Place Bonaventure today from 3 to 4PM as well as from 6 to 7PM.