KHALID ALBAIH AND JONATHAN GUYER

Why I draw is because I really don’t know what else to do… this is my weapon.

- Khalid Albaih

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Khalid Albaih, portrait
KHALID ALBAIH

Khalid Albaih is one of the most prolific political cartoonists in the world, publishing an artwork a day for the last 20 years. His work, a confluence of journalism and art, first came to prominence during the Arab Spring. As one of the most influential Arab cartoonists of his generation, Khalid champions freedom of expression in and around the world, commenting on subjects such as immigration, race, power, conflict and identity.

Portrait of Jonathan Guyer
JONATHAN GUYER

Jonathan Guyer is a journalist focused on the politics of art and literature of the Middle East, with a particular emphasis on Arabic comics in Egypt. His work addresses long-standing questions about the limits of free speech, the role of satire as a form of dissent, and the politics of art in authoritarian states. 

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