The American Center at the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for a comics workshop series – Art for Democracy! – in partnership with the Tunisian comics collective Lab619. Art for Democracy will offer Tunisian scenarists and illustrators a chance to learn more about the power of comics in a participatory democracy. During the series, which will take place at the American Center December 17-28, 2018, participants will develop a fanzine that will be published. To apply, please fill out the following form by October 28 and attach your synopsis if you are applying as a scenarist or samples of your drawings if you are applying as an illustrator: https://goo.gl/forms/AHqoI1tvp04ZhWfA3. If applicable, please also send (either through the online form or via email at email@example.com) any comics you have already worked on.