Ajie Mandiri is a graphic designer and illustrator/cartoonist from Indonesia, with more than 15 years of experience. In 2016, he won a cartoon competition on gender equality organized by the EU and the UN.
It’s always good to see new cartooning events. If you’re in Ireland (and near Galway), go check out the 1st edition of the Galway Cartoon Festival, featuring exhibitions, panel discussions and workshops. More information on the festival website.
Darko Drljevic is our first cartoonist from Montenegro. His cartoons appear regularly in national and international magazines. He has received over 100 awards for his work in international competitions.
Brady Izquirdo is a cartoonist, ilustrater, and painter from Cuba. His work is published in Cuban magazine La Calle del Medio.
Translation: And you, when did you decide to leave Europe?
Congratulations to CM contributor Gianlorenzo Ingrami (CeciGian) for winning first prize this year in the Italian cartoon competition ‘Una vignetta per l’Europa’, which rewards the best cartoon about Europe that has appeared in Italian media.
John Gilbert Manantan is an editorial cartoonist from the Philippines, currently working for the Sun Star Cebu and SuperBalita Cebu.