23 July, 2010

Toonlab political cartooning workshop

Can you draw? Interested in politics? If the answer is yes to both questions, join CCIBA's Andy Mason, Zapiro, Sowetan's Sifiso Yalo and others.
 Jozi Book Fair and CCIBA (Centre for Comic, Illustrative and Book Arts) presents: Toonlab Workshop On Political Cartooning, Saturday 7 August, venue: Workers Museum, Newtown, Johannesburg, time: 9am - 4pm. This will be fascinating and challenging one-day interactive introduction to the world of political cartooning. The workshop will also feature visiting French political cartoonist Luc Morvandiau. The presentations will include facilitated practical sessions with the participating cartoonists. The best work produced on the day may be published in the forthcoming Toonlab Tabloid, published by CCIBA in collaboration with Iziko Cape Town. This could be the start of your cartooning career! Workshop capacity: 60 - Book early to avoid disappointment - Entrance Free! > PROGRAMME > 09h00: Registration and Orientation > 09h30: 'The Satirical Tradition' - a whistle-stop tour through SA > political cartooning, with Andy Mason > 10h15: Discussion > 10h30: "Are we there yet?" Zapiro in conversation with Sifiso Yalo and > other new generation cartoonists on the future of cartooning in SA > 11h30: Discussion and tips from the pros. > 12h00: Facilitated practical work. > 13h00: Lunch > 14h00: "The French Connection:" A comparison of European and South > African political cartooning with visiting French cartoonist Luc > Morvandiau > 14h45: Discussion > 15h00: Facilitated practical work > 17h00: Wrap-up and exhibition of work produced. > WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING Pencils, pens and whatever you like to draw with, plus some examples of your previous work. BOOKING To book or for more information write to artworks@iafrica.com or lieve.vanleeuw@gmail.com and head your e-mail TOONLAB. For more information about CCIBA and its projects, visit www.cciba.sun.ac.za For more information about Jozi Book Fair, visit www.jozibookfair.org.za Artslink.co.za Account: Thobile Disemelo Khanya College thobile.disemelo@khanyacollege.org.za 011 336 9190 084 377 3013 Jozi Book Fair

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