Cartoonist Suhail Naqshbandi Gets Onassis Emergency Grant

SRINAGAR: Kashmir cartoonist Suhail Naqshbandi has been selected as  Onassis Air Emergency fellow for 2020-21.

Suhail Naqshbandi

Under this fellowship, Naqshbandi will receive a stipend of 3000 € as well as support from the Οnassis AiR team in the research activity.

Naqshbandi is a visual storyteller from Kashmir who sketches cartoons capturing political situations in Kashmir.

Vala T. Foltyn, Okwei Odili, Selma Selman are the three fellows other than Naqshbandi selected by Onassis this year.

Onassis Foundation was created by Aristotle Onassis to honour the memory of his son Alexander, who died at age 24 in an aeroplane crash in 1973.

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