Tracy Chahwan - The Art of the News: Comics Journalism

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Tracy Chahwan is a cartoonist and illustrator from Lebanon. Since 2016, she has been working closely with the Beirut music scene, designing posters and visuals for numerous venues and concerts. In 2018, she published her first graphic novel Beirut Bloody Beirut with Marabulles. Chahwan is a member of many collectives, including Lebanese comics collective Samandal, and Zeez which aims to be a truthful alternative to mainstream media. Her latest work includes contributions to Guantanamo Voices, published in 2020 by Abrams books, and Where to, Marie?: Stories of Feminisms in Lebanon. 

Additional Resources:
My Heart Burns by Yazan al-Saadi and Tracy Chahwan
Instagram: @tracychahwan