Sunday, August 25

"FACING THE CLIMATE" CARTOON EXHIBITION IN TANZANIA

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The exhibition Facing the Climate has been developed by the Swedish Institute, produced by the Embassy of Sweden in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania and Buni Media.

The
idea of this exhibition was initiated to coincide with the 2009 United
Nations Copenhagen Climate change conference when 25 Nordic cartoonists
interpreted the subject. Since then Swedish cartoonists have been
collaborating with international colleagues around the world to offer
amusing and alarming view on climate change related issues from
different local perspectives.

The exhibition in Tanzania brings together Swedish, Tanzanian, Kenyan and Ethiopian
cartoonists. Using the power of humor and satire, these cartoonists
invite the public to reflect upon the challenges of climate change and
encourage responsible actions.

Opening of the exhibition Facing the Climate in Tanzania took place at Creative Arts Department (University of Dar-es-Salaam) on 26 may 2017.

Prior to the exhibition, Ambassador of Sweden in Tanzania, H.E. Ms. Katarina Rangnitt, invited Tanzanian cartoonists featured in the exhibition for lunch at her residence

Tanzanian Cartoonists (Standing from Left: Christopher Nyiti, Dk Meddy, FeDë, Sammy and Popa), Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ms. Katarina Rangnitt (Second from left), Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM), Prof. Luoga (Third from left),  and two UDSM officials… Group photo after the official opening of the exhibition.

FeDë Cartoonist

Speech giving… Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ms. Katarina Rangnitt during the official opening      

Speech giving… Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Dar Es Salaam, Prof. Luoga and Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ms. Katarina Rangnitt during the official opening
Speech giving… On behalf of the cartoonists, Sammy took the mic.        
 The exhibition will last for two  weeks, (from 26th May to 9th June, 2017).



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