Hexie Farm (蟹农场) Series: Chen Guangcheng

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab honors activist , who has been held under a particularly strict form of house arrest since being released from prison in 2010. Read more about Chen Guangcheng’s case via CDT. In the drawing, Chen, who is blind, is depicted in the style of Roy Lichtenstein.

Chen Guangcheng, by Crazy Crab of for CDT:

“This room is too dark, I can’t see a thing!”

[The “room” refers to China and according to the cartoonist, implies that many people in China turn a blind eye to Chen’s case]

Read more about Hexie Farm’s CDT series, including a Q&A with the anonymous cartoonist, and see all cartoons so far in the series. Hexie Farm has been nominated for Deutsche Welle’s Best of the Blogs award in the Chinese category. Please show your support by voting for him!

April 9, 2012, 10:42 AM
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