MUQTATAFAT Book Signing- Arab Cartoonists Book

CAC is Proud to Present


Arab Cartoonists Book Co- Edited by Paul Beran

Book Reading and Signing Event

Friday Jan. 27, 2017 @6:30 pm

muqtatafat cover largeLocation: Center for Arabic Culture

191 Highland Av. Suite 6B

Somerville, MA 02143

Free Parking Behind the Armory Building

A Reception will Follow the Event

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About Muqtatafat:

The First Anthology of Arab Independent Cartoonists Published in America!

Featuring artists from Arabic-speaking regions of the Middle East, including Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan among others, this collection provides a snapshot of the state of independent comics in the Arab world, in various styles and genres ranging from slice-of-life and satire to political commentary and fantasy. An essay by contributing comic artist and scholar Lena Merhej places the work in historical and social context.

 Contributors: Lena Merhej (Lebanon); Mike V. Derderian (Jordan); Omar Khouri (Lebanon); Maya Zankoul (Lebanon); Nidal El Khairy (Jordan); Mahdi Fleifel (Palestine,Holland); Basel Nasr (Palestine); Ghadi Ghosn (Lebanon); Sandra Ghosn (Lebanon, France); Wassim Maouad (Lebanon); Magdy El Shafee (Egypt); Jana Traboulsi (Lebanon); Mohamed El Shennawy (Egypt); Barrack Rima (Lebanon, Belgium); Mohamed Tawfik (Egypt).


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