Sunday, October 14, 2012

Syria's revolutionary cartoons

A group of artists, Comic4Syria, are producing comic strips on Facebook in response to the brutality in their country

The Guardian
'Who did this to your mum, my darling?' Photograph: Comic4Syria

"Comic strips are the latest art in the arsenal of the Syrian revolution. The country has always had a strong tradition of highly metaphorical editorial cartoons in its heavily censored press. Recently a new generation of illustrators, graphic designers and animators, some with backgrounds in fine art or advertising, have been anonymously posting their responses to Syria's turmoil on the new Facebook page Comic4Syria......".

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