Exhibition: Framing the War

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We are incredibly proud to announce the exhibition Framing the War, organized together with media museum Sound and Vision The Hague and Dutch press agency ANP.

From day one, the war in Ukraine has also been a media war. There are more images than ever, made by journalists, civilians, media and press agencies. Ukrainian and foreign journalists and media try to report the war objectively and independently. In Russia, the state controls all media with no space for independent and free journalism.

Framing the War portrays the first hundred days of the war through the lens of international news photographers and through the pen of international cartoonists. The documentary photography and satirical cartoons combined to paint a unique picture of the conflict. They invite you as a visitor to take a critical look at coverage of the war: what do I know and what do I see, and how important and how influential are the makers of the images?

This exhibition is a collection of news photos and cartoons. It includes work by news photographers who stayed in Ukraine during the first 100 days of the war. Cartoons cartoons are made by, among others, Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine), Gatis Sluka (Latvia), Tjeerd Royaards (Netherlands) and Emad Hajjaj (Jordan).

Framing the war - 100 days of war in Ukraine in photos and cartoons.

15 July 2022 - 4 September 2022
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Sound and Vision The Hague
Zeestraat 82
The Hague, The Netherlands

The exhibition is a production of press agency ANP, media museum Sound and Vision The Hague and cartoonists platform Cartoon Movement. It is made possible by the support of the V-Fonds and the Municipality of The Hague.


New cartoonist: Iain Green

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Iain Green is a cartoonist from Scotland. His first work as a political cartoonist appeared in Punch magazine, around the time of Tony Blair’s ‘97 election win. Since then he has worked for The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, The Guardian, Independent and the Scottish Daily Mail. He has also contributed to Holyrood magazine since 2005.


Cartoon exhibition 'Power unmasked' on display

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Our exhibition 'Power unmasked' is on display in Haarlem, The Netherlands, as part of the comic festival. Official opening is in June 8. Participating cartoonists:

Vladimir Kazanevsky – Ukraine
Hossein Rezaei – Afghanistan
Pedro X Molina – Nicaragua
Jonathan Shapiro (Zapiro) - South Africa
Oleksiy Kustovsky – Ukraine
Homa Eskandari - Iran/Netherlands
Anne Derenne – France
Ramón Esono Ebalé - Equatorial Guinea
Doaa Eladl - Egypt
Marian Kamensky - Austria
Kursat Zaman - Turkey
Galym Boranbayev - Kazakhstan
Ghost Arasanta - Indonesia
Zach - Philippines
Sapin Makengele – Congo/Netherlands

More info here.


World Press Cartoon 2022 winners

The winners of World Press Cartoon, one of the most prestigious cartoon awards in the world, were announced this weekend. We are proud that the winners include multiple cartoonists who publish on Cartoon Movement, including the winner of the Grand Prix. You can see the winning cartoons below. Check out all the WPC winners here.

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Cartoon exhibition: Power unmasked

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If you are planning to visit the Stripdagen Haarlem, a comic book festival taking place in Haarlem, The Netherlands, between June 3 and 12, be sure to visit our political cartoon exhibition Power unmasked at the provincial government building.

The exhibition shows work from various Cartoon Movement contributors and other renowned international cartoonists about power and oppression, featuring many of the autocrats that are in power in the world today. The exhibition will be on display between June 1 and August 30, with an official opening on June 8.