@khalidalbaih is a Sudanese artist and political cartoonist that was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1980. He currently lives and works in Doha, Qatar, where he has been based since 1990. He publishes his cartoons on social media under “Khartoon!,” a word play on cartoon and
Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Albaih has published his cartoons widely in international publications including The Atlantic, PRI, andNPR, in addition to his published written social and political commentary in publications such as The Guardian and Al Jazeera. His work has been exhibited in group exhibitions including “The Khartoum School” (Sharjah, 2016) “do it [in Arabic]” (Sharjah, 2016) and “RE:BELLION // RE:LIGION // RE:FORM - Artistic Action in Times of Crisis” (Zwickau, Germany, 2015) as well as solo exhibitions at Harvard Center of Middle Eastern Studies (Boston, 2016). Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI, 2017) Virgina Commonwealth University ( Doha, Qatar, 2016), 1After360 Gallery (New Delhi, India, 2016), the Arab American National Museum (Dearborn, MI, 2015), McGill University Montreal, 2014), and Edge of Arabia (London, 2013).
Khalid is also the founder of @DohaFashionFridays and Co-founder of Khartoum Contemporary Center
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