October 7 at 19h45 - 21h30 :de Warande – Tuinzaal
October 8 at 19h45 - 21h30 :Bozar (Brussels)
These intriguing speakers will share their experiences from the world of cartoon. Expect a sharp political debate, part drama, part comedy and sarcasm. As such this evening will linger between lecture, performance and upright dialogue.
Emad Hajjaj is a political cartoonist from Jordan. He has been described as a leading editorial cartoonist and works for Al rai and the Jordan Times. Hajjaj created the cartoon character Abu Mahjoob in 1993, and has gained in popularity in Jordan since then.
Sara Qaed is an artist, designer and teacher. She received her bachelor in Interior Design and her MA in Fine Art from Teesside university, Middlesbrough – uk. Sara is interested in the image of women protesting and she search for ways to keep her loud and fair through powerful wearable pieces.”
Roel Daenen (editor in chief of Stripgids and author of 'Het is maar om te lachen' an interview-book with Belgian cartoonists published a year after the Charlie Hebdo-attack).