Politics + Histories + Nationalisms

Turkey Filters the Internet

I made this sketch about Turkey’s 2011 proposed Internet filter when I was living in Istanbul, working on Turkish laws regarding internet freedom & regulation. Just to note — these laws didn’t end up getting implemented exactly as they had

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Turkey Filters the Internet

I made this sketch about Turkey’s 2011 proposed Internet filter when I was living in Istanbul, working on Turkish laws regarding internet freedom & regulation. Just to note — these laws didn’t end up getting implemented exactly as they had

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Travel Sketch: Kenyans & the British

I was going through my old travel notebooks, and here’s a sketch from my trip to Nairobi in February 2012, from the back of a very long taxi ride.

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Travel Sketch: Kenyans & the British

I was going through my old travel notebooks, and here’s a sketch from my trip to Nairobi in February 2012, from the back of a very long taxi ride.

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On being CIA

An older sketchnote from my law notebook, a few years back.

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On being CIA

An older sketchnote from my law notebook, a few years back.

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Sketches from Spain

Some random notebook pages from my visit to Segovia & Madrid last month, full of small nationalisms and likely misleading (except for the huge number of dead piglets in Segovia).

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Sketches from Spain

Some random notebook pages from my visit to Segovia & Madrid last month, full of small nationalisms and likely misleading (except for the huge number of dead piglets in Segovia).

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The Wikileaks Moment

some sketched out notes from a talk at Stanford a few months ago, about citizenship & government-talk back apps…

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The Wikileaks Moment

some sketched out notes from a talk at Stanford a few months ago, about citizenship & government-talk back apps…

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On a Kurdish Spring

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On a Kurdish Spring

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On Nationalism in Video Games

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On Nationalism in Video Games

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Against Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Against Alternative Dispute Resolution

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The Best Thing Ukraine Has

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The Best Thing Ukraine Has

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Redesigning Refugees’ Communication

Some drawn notes from my Redesigning the Refugee Experience law-design class.

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Redesigning Refugees’ Communication

Some drawn notes from my Redesigning the Refugee Experience law-design class.

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Nuray Mert on Turkey as Role Model

From a talk at Stanford…

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Nuray Mert on Turkey as Role Model

From a talk at Stanford…

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Refugee Redesign: Concepts for Better Communication

A quick sketchnote map of concepts that my law-design group brainstormed that could address the information disconnect that exists between the UN High Commission on Refugees (who cares for and provides for refugees) and the refugees who live in camps.

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Refugee Redesign: Concepts for Better Communication

A quick sketchnote map of concepts that my law-design group brainstormed that could address the information disconnect that exists between the UN High Commission on Refugees (who cares for and provides for refugees) and the refugees who live in camps.

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Refugee redesign 1

A sketch note from my class on Redesigning the Refugee Experience. More to come!

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Refugee redesign 1

A sketch note from my class on Redesigning the Refugee Experience. More to come!

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Pussy Riot

I am working with Ksenia to do some graphic stories with the Pussy Riotness from Russia. I really liked this image, of one woman who escaped temporarily from the Russian police by scaling the fence into the Turkish Embassy in

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Pussy Riot

I am working with Ksenia to do some graphic stories with the Pussy Riotness from Russia. I really liked this image, of one woman who escaped temporarily from the Russian police by scaling the fence into the Turkish Embassy in

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Thoughts on Belfast: Kids

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Thoughts on Belfast: Kids

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How Can the Govt Be More Innovative?

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How Can the Govt Be More Innovative?

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Ramadan Sketchbook, page 1

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Ramadan Sketchbook, page 1

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No Sleep in Holylands

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No Sleep in Holylands

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Gul sketch

The Turkish president speaking at Stanford.

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Gul sketch

The Turkish president speaking at Stanford.

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Apps for Citizenship

Another drawn talking head from a conference at Stanford last March, on how technology can be used to improve governance.

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Apps for Citizenship

Another drawn talking head from a conference at Stanford last March, on how technology can be used to improve governance.

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Can Bureaucrats Innovate? Bryan Sivak

A cartoon talking head of Bryan Sivak from the SAID conference at Stanford, this year on ‘Rethinking Reform Innovations in Improving Governance’ from back in March.

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Can Bureaucrats Innovate? Bryan Sivak

A cartoon talking head of Bryan Sivak from the SAID conference at Stanford, this year on ‘Rethinking Reform Innovations in Improving Governance’ from back in March.

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Abdullah Gul, president of Turkey

A portrait from his talk at Stanford today.

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Abdullah Gul, president of Turkey

A portrait from his talk at Stanford today.

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