Thursday, July 19, 2012

Egyptian cartoonist George Bahgoury

Egyptian cartoonist George Bahgoury: 'My vision is contaminated in Egypt' - video

Regarded as the father of Egyptian caricature, George Bahgoury's political cartoons have featured in Arabic newspapers for decades. Born in Luxor in Upper Egypt, he has lived in Paris since 1970. Here he discusses his life and work, and the problems of being an artist in post-revolutionary Egypt

• This video is part of a series on cartoonists from the Arab world, produced by Samar Media

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