Censorship and comics

Censorship and comics

Lucky Luke “lost” his cigar Censorship and comics It is not only journalists who are sometimes hindered or threatened when trying to do their job. Cartoonists and comic artists have also always been on the front line when it comes to exercising freedom of expression. Author and comics expert Jan …

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How Did We Get Here? A cartoon in New York

How Did We Get Here? A cartoon in New York

How Did We Get Here? Cartoon selected for the graphic humour exhibition as part of the “How Did We Get Here?” programme of events in Ithaca, NY The CAP ArtSpace is a multi-purpose space where every month an exhibition is hung. It is located in the ‘Ithaca College Gallery’ at …

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European Parliament censures political cartoon exhibition

European Parliament censures political cartoon exhibition

The European Parliament censors an exhibition of political cartoons. One of the 12 cartoons censored The European Parliament has censored an exhibition of political cartoons. The exhibition, entitled ‘EU Turns 60: A Cartoon Party‘, has been amputated by Liberal MEP Catherine Bearder, responsible for cultural and artistic events, who has …

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Vilma Vargas, Vilmatraca’s exhibition of cartoons was cut down for “opposition to the regime”

Vilma Vargas, Vilmatraca's exhibition of cartoons was cut down for "opposition to the regime"

Vilma Vargas’ cartoon, “Vilmatraca”, protesting against the censorship of part of her exhibition. The title of the exhibition already anticipated that something could go wrong: “HUARMIcaturas por la libertad“. It opened at the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana – Núcleo del Azuay. This story is an exhibition classic. An artist …

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