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Car-toons and situationist satire

April 24, 2012 in Events, News

French protest cartoons
As the French presidential election rumbles on, here are two example of cartoons of protest. A car is plastered with cartoons during a 20,000-strong rally in Paris, and feelings about Nicolas Sarkozy are made clear in a piece of situationist satire.

Pictures courtesy of Andrew Nickolds, co-writer of Radio 4’s Ed Reardon’s Week, via Nick Newman, Private Eye cartoonist and member.

Occupied cartoonists

November 22, 2011 in Comment

Cartoonists are visual journalists. Please discuss, with reference to Portraits of the Occupation, US investigative cartoonist Sharon Rosenzweig and this fine round up of art from the ongoing global protests at Cartoon Movement.

©Sharon Rosenzweig Cartoonist as Graphic Journalist

Drawing ©Sharon Rosenzweig

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