Humor helps – especially in times when there isn't much else to laugh about. Fortunately, there are cartoons! They deal with everyday issues and the current political situation, and they are always able to show these often serious issues in a different light. Corona affects almost all areas of our lives, and just as diverse are the contributions that will make you smile in our second digital exhibition.
Participating artists: Daniel Jokesch, Clemens Ottawa, Elena Soroka, Elisabeth Semrad, Benedikt Kobel, Wien in leiwanden Grafiken, Michael Dufek, empeierstate and püribauer.
Highlight: In exclusive audio statements, the cartoonists talk about their art and their artistic way of dealing with the crisis – or just joke around.
This exhibition was created during the coronavirus crisis. The participating artists get 50 % of the net proceeds of each "Laughing is Contagious” exhibition sold.
Corona was a challenge for Daniel Jokesch's work as a cartoonist. Every week, he draws four editorial cartoons and a comic strip. He is free to choose the topics, and whether it concerns the country or the world, he always picks the ones most suitable for satirical work. Since mid-March he has...