SABAANEH

He works at Palestinian newspaper, Al-Haya Al-Jadeda. Sabaaneh is a member at the International Cartoon Movement.

He won many graphic awards and took third at the Arabic Caricature Contest in 2013. He published in Arabic newspapers such as, Al-Etehad, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, Al-Ghad Al-Ordoni and Al-Akhbar Al-Lubnanieh. Sabaaneh exhibited in Britain, Spain and Washington and participated in international fairs in Berlin, Norway, Holland, Genève, Qatar and Syria. Sabaaneh gave lectures about the art of caricature at Al-Najah National University, The Arab American University, Kitso University at Basque County in Spain, Atlantic College in Britain and The New School and Visual Art School University in New York.

He participated in many international publications such as The truth has more than one face in Europe and Sketch of Freedom in the US. He used caricature with deaf students to help them adopt another language to express their feelings, and with children who witnessed an Israeli assault to help them psychologically. Sabaaneh took part in many workshops designed for children to develop critical thinking. He was responsible for organizing an international fair at Mahmoud Darwish museum in 2014 that more than 100 international artists participated in. Freedom House chose one of his works in 2016 as one of the year’s most important photos. His first book was published in the US in April 2017.