me.na.sa art fair
July 5th – 8th, 2012
This year, Beirut Art Fair presents for the first time, an exhibition dedicated to the ME.NA.SA. comics showcasing over thirty original drawings. The Comics Corner offers through the “ninth art“ an overview spanning from the Maghreb to Asia, passing by the Middle East, and unveiling how comic creators seize the political, social and economic situations of their native countries, whether they come from Lebanon like Zeina Abirached, Mazen Kerbaj, and Jorj Mhaya; from Tunisia, like Nadia Khiari; from Egypt, like Mohamed El Sharkawi, Madgi El Shafi, Mohamed Khaled, Amer El Shomali, from Algeria like Gyps or from China like Nie Chongrui, Zhao Golo ou Zong Kai.