KOWSAR Nikahang

KOWSAR Nikahang “NIK”

Born 1969.

He studied geology at Tehran University and worked for more than 20 newspapers (mostly banned by the Press court) over 13 years. His work was published worldwide through the Cartoonists and Writers Syndicate. He faced prosecution for more than a 160 of his published cartoons then in February 2000, he was imprisoned for a cartoon. He was threatened with death several times and is exiled from Iran.

He has sat on the board of directors of Cartoonist’s Rights Network International. He has won the Crystal Pen, given to Iran’s best journalists, three times, in 2001 the International Award Of Courage In Editorial Cartooning, again in 2001, second prize in the National Press Club of Canada’s editorial cartoon contest. He has published six books, four of them best sellers in Iran.

He lives in Toronto.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Cartoon editorial:

Caricature/Cartoons Canada. Ed., Terry Mosher. Linda Leith Publishing, 2012: 93.

Portfoolio 20: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2004.

Portfoolio 21: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2005.

Portfoolio 22: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2006.

Portfoolio 23: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2009.

SOURCE:

Book graphic:

Caricature . Cartoons Canada. Ed., Terry Mosher. Linda Leith Publishing, 2012: 84.

“Nikahang Kowsar” Portfoolio 20: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2004: 171.

 

GALLERY:

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Portfoolio 23: 171.

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“Iranian Protesters.” PBS 2009 & Caricature.Cartoon Canada: 93