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Cartoons are a particularly compact and concise form of communication -- this is what makes them so effective. But for the same reasons, cartoons can also be ambiguous and lend themselves to different interpretations, as shown by recent global controversies (from Charlie Hebdo to the New York Times cartoon ban in 2019). How do cartoons work, and how can we deal with their ambiguity? Where can we draw a line between a humorous cartoon and an offensive one? Figure it out by making one yourself! In the first half of the workshop, Alberto Godioli will give an interactive mini-lecture on humor controversies; in the second half, illustrator Sanne Boekel will help you make your own cartoon in a sketching workshop.