Khalid Albaih

Artist, Designer, and Public Speaker in Doha, Qatar

Khalid Albaih

Artist, Designer, and Public Speaker in Doha, Qatar

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@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 “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 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).

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