Posts Tagged ‘ Haitham El-Seht ’

Egypt’s Garage Dedicated to Creative Freedom in Comics

December 19, 2017
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Egypt’s Garage Dedicated to Creative Freedom in Comics

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: the international hot spot for vibrant, surreal indie comics, for the past several years at least, is the Middle East and North Africa. Much of the innovation comes from Egypt, where occasionally published comic serials like Toktok and the feminist Shakmagia have flourished since the hope-filled days…

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Egyptian Indie Cartoonists: “The Pencil is a Tool Which All Dictators Hate”

June 7, 2016
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Egyptian Indie Cartoonists: “The Pencil is a Tool Which All Dictators Hate”

The independent comics scene in Egypt is flourishing as more and more young adults find freedom of expression through the power of the pen. This is definitely the case for Cairo-based twin cartoonists Mohamed and Haitham El-Seht, who recently sat down with designboom to discuss how comics have empowered them to speak out about social…

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