On Creating Illustrations for Social Awareness - A Conversation with Jean-Philippe Kalonji
It is the Season two finale of our show. This last episode features Geneva-based, comic artist and painter Jean-Philippe (JP) Kalonji. JP is also an editorial illustrator for the Swiss newspaper Le Temps. In this discussion, he shares the role artists and culture play in social change, plus the importance for him to use his twenty years experience to be part of change makers creating social impact. Likewise, JP talks about his role as artistic director with the NGO Civitas Maxima, an organisation that seeks to empower victims of war crimes in their quest for justice, and the way his drawings contribute to people's stories of healing. Listen to his story.
Jean-Philippe’s website: http://www.kalonjiart.com/
Civitas Maxima’s website: https://civitas-maxima.org/
Additional links available on the podcast website: https://narratives-of-purpose.podcastpage.io/episode/on-creating-illustrations-for-social-awareness-a-conversation-with-jean-philippe-kalonji