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War A Theme in Cartoon Form

War A Theme in Cartoon Form

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Video

A history of war in cartoon form.

Refugees A Theme in Cartoon Form

Refugees A Theme in Cartoon Form

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Video

An increase in the level of debate regarding asylum seekers in Australia has resulted in greater deterrence measures and fewer legal rights for those that do arrive.

Kicking Behinds

Kicking Behinds

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Video

Cartoonists at the Footy

Drugs A Theme in The Cartoon Form

Drugs A Theme in The Cartoon Form

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Video

The cartoonists illustrate the problems and their results but like us, can’t come up with any solutions. All they can do is hopefully offer a deeper understanding of the issues and hope that the symbols and metaphors the cartoonists choose have some effect on our own personal metaphors which give us meaning and, therefore, a […]

7 Pillars Of Cartooning

7 Pillars Of Cartooning

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Featured

I was shooting the cartoon breeze with Frantz Kantor (Artist, Cartoonist, Entrepreneur) discussing cartoon classification and grammar and such like when Frantz (Visionary, Animator, Educator) , misheard one of my many pontifications. He thought I said “7 pillars of cartooning”, when in fact I said “7 genres of cartooning”! And like chewy sticking to your […]

Who was Australia’s funniest cartoonist ?

Who was Australia’s funniest cartoonist ?

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Dead Cartoonist Society

Emile Mercier Born 10.08.1901 in Noumea, New Caledonia Died 17.03.1981 in Sydney Who was Australia?s funniest cartoonist? And why?? For my money, Emile Mercier takes the cake. For something to be funny there has to be a fair amount of truth in it for us to react to. And also that truth must be universal […]

You Gotta Laugh

You Gotta Laugh

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Political
She’ll be right, mate? An Indigenous History in Australian Cartoons
She’ll be Right Mate? Exhibition

She’ll be Right Mate? Exhibition

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Featured

We are partnering with the Burrinja Cultural Centre to put on an exhibition of Indigenous History Cartoons, which will run from 1st July to 31st August. It will chronicle issues of Aboriginal affairs in Australian society, sports and politics in the last 30 years.

Using Cartoons To Teach History

Using Cartoons To Teach History

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Featured

I am one of those many individuals who learn visually. Although I’ve always liked History, not being able to memorise well with no head for names and dates, doing History in the 1960’s was a mystery to me. Then one day our Teacher brought in some very old copies of Punch Magazine which depicted Disraeli […]