Gianluca Costantini is an activist and artist who for years fought his battles through the drawing. Censored on the web by the Turkish government, he angered many French readers for a short comic about Charlie Hebdo’s terrorist story. He actively collaborates with ActionAid, Amnesty, Cesvi, ARCI and Oxfam organizations. His drawings mapped the story of the HRW Film Festival in London, the FIFDH Human Rights Festival in Geneva, the Human Rights Festival of Milan and the International Festival in Ferrara.
Since 2016 she has accompanied the activities of DiEM25 Democracy in Europe Movement 2025, movement founded by Yanis Varoufakis and actively collaborates with the artist Ai Weiwei.
In 2017 he was nominated for the European Citizenship Awards. In 2019 he received the Art and Human Rights award from Amnesty International.
He has published comic stories on “Internationale”, “Pagina99”, “D la Repubblica”, “Narcomafie” and “Corriere della Sera” in Italy, on “LeMan” in Turkey, on “Courrier International” and “Le Monde Diplomatique” in France, on “World War Illustrated” in the United States. He collaborates with the American information portals CNN, Words Without Borders and Muftah Magazine, The New Arab and the Dutch Drawing the Times.
His latest books are Libia for Mondadori, Fedele alla linea, Diario segreto di Pasolini, Pertini fra le nuvole, Arrivederci Berlinguer, Cena con Gramsci, Julian Assange dall’etica hacker a Wikileaks for BeccoGiallo Edizioni and Cattive abitudini, L’ammaestratore di Istanbul e Bronson Drawings for Giuda edizioni, Officina del macello for Eris Edizioni and Le cicatrici tra i miei denti for NdA edizioni.
See more from Gianluca Costantini (here) on Artists For Assange or his website