Mazen Kerbaj is a Lebanese comics author, visual artist, and musician. His visual art is heavily influenced by his musical improvisation practice. He authored more than 15 books that were translated into several languages and his drawings, videos, and live performances have been shown around the world.  Mazen Kerbaj is widely considered as one of the initiators and key players of the Lebanese free improvisation and experimental music scene. As a trumpet player, he pushes the boundaries of the instrument beyond recognition.