Laughing at the Government

Cartoon of an Ostrich with its head in a box of fries

Cartoon by Abdelhalim Hammoud

6 Jul 2012 - 15 Jul 2012
Free exhibition, no booking required

This digital slideshow provides a glimpse of the very important and ever-changing art of satirical cartoons from the Arab World. Rich with political and social humour, these cartoons reflect the laughter and pain of a nation more honestly than most other art forms.

The display is curated by Reem AbdelHadi who will also give a talk at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic about the role of political cartoons in the in Arab World. Event details on the Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival website.

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