Toonlab political cartooning workshop


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.

The workshop will be a 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!

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.

Pencils, pens and whatever you like to draw with, plus some examples of your previous work.

To book or for more information write to or and head your e-mail TOONLAB.

For more information about CCIBA and its projects, visit

For more information about Jozi Book Fair, visit


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