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Mir Suhail – Speaking Satire to Power: A View from Kashmir
March 4, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Virtual Event
Mir Suhail is a political cartoonist and illustrator based in New York City. He is from Indian-occupied Kashmir, where he grew up and started his political cartooning career drawing for a local daily at the age of fourteen. He has since drawn cartoons for leading print and digital news media, magazines, publishers and non-profit organizations in the Indian sub-continent and internationally including for CNN-News 18, The Caravan Magazine, Amnesty International, Action Aid and Save the Children. His work has been profiled in the Raiot, BBC and Al-Jazeera English amongst other publications.
Find Mir’s work at: https://mirsuhailportfolio.wordpress.com/
Mir Suhail will be in conversation with Deepti Misri, Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado Boulder, and a member of Critical Kashmir Studies Collective.
This event is a part of The Humanities Institute’s yearlong exploration of the theme Memory.