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MEDiakitab association, located in Marseille, is in charge of administrating the blog. Contents are a reflection of the activities, analysis and knowledge developped by the network members.


Assabil Association

Public reading and citizenship

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Assabil logo © ASSABIL Association

Assabil is a Lebanese independant association, based in Beyrouth, that has been working for about 20 years to develop public space, as a space for citizen expression and training. Public reading is at the heart of the project, moved by the belief that the diffusion of knowledge and the [...]

Toktok journal


The first edition of « toktok » magazine was puplished in a social revolt atmosphere, in january 2011. On Shennawy’s initiative, a group of artists (authors, designer, caricaturists) had gathered some months later wanting to use comics language to tell stories in tune with daily reality of contemporary Egypt, in a realistic and lively style. Hence [...]


poster 2014

Sharif el-Sayed founded Khayal in 2013 to organize an itinerant and collective exhibition about creation for children: illustration, toys, origami and photography… Khayal, which means imagination in Arabic aims at promoting meetings between Egyptian artists creating for children and their public. Children can participate in workshops introducing to the technics used by the artists. The [...]

Omar le chéri association


Omar le chéri is a comic hero created by Gilles Kraemer while he was living in Cairo, which became the mascot of an association organising journalistic writing workshops for young Mediterranean people. It was founded in Paris by Gilles Kraemer, Taoufiq Derradji, Jean-Jacques Dusuzeau et Irena Havlicek, in 1997. It gathers professional journalists, teachers and [...]