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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Visualizing African Politics

Tayo Fatunla is a Nigerian caricaturist, teacher, storyteller, and illustrator as well as one of Africa's leading comic artists. 


Fatunla holds exhibitions, cartoon workshops and is an internationally published storyteller, cartoonist and illustrator. Fatunla produced cartoons for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the human history and culture institution the British Museum. Fatunla published two books on black history, Our Roots and Thro’ The Years. Tayo Fatunla a Nigerian caricaturist and illustrator speaks about African Political Cartooning.

Police of the world political cartoon from 1905
Tayo Fatunla is a Nigerian cartoonist, author, and activist. When Fatunla draws an editorial cartoon, also known as a political cartoon he creates an illustration designed to convey a social or political message. 
In societies around the world, not knowing how to read or write or having a lack of creditable knowledge about a particular subject, visual expression of a social or political message is important to convey and send a clear message using images which will be familiar to all people. 


Visual expression of African politics, Tayo Fatunla speaks about political cartooning. 




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