Lina Marhaj is a visual narrator and a contemporary Lebanese feminist painter who produces comics and animations. She was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1977. Marhaj studied at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University. She co-founded The Salamandal Comics. She utilizes visual narrative methods to engage with social and political realities. She is also interested in exploring the concepts of body and gender in Arab society. Lina founded the Beirut Photo Center, which offers vocational training in animation, illustration and comic books.
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