Lina Merhej
  • Gender:Female
  • ISNI:0000000356661994
  • Year of Birth:1977, Lebanon
  • Citizen of:Lebanon

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.

Published works
  • Jam or Milk or How My Mum Became Lebanese, Illustrated by, Salamander Magazine, 2006, Book
  • I and the Gang, Illustrated by, Dar Hadaek, 2019, ISBN-13, 9786144391549, Book
  • I want a Pet, Illustrated by, Asala Publishers, 2008, ISBN-13, 9789789953486, Book
  • A Story.. Not any Shorter., Illustrated by, Asala Publishers, 2010, ISBN-13, 9789948155362, Book
  • Looking for a Hobby, Illustrated by, Asala Publishers, 2009, ISBN-13, 9789953513911, Book

Source : MWAK