Yearly Archives: 2017

43 posts

Selected Cartoonists for the “Prix Mémorial” 2018

The International jury and the jury of “Prix Siné” chose the 30 best cartoons on December 13th in Paris. Jury of “Prix Siné” : Catherine Sinet [President], Philippe Geluck, Charline Van Hoenacker, Yan Lindingre, Nadia Khiari, François Forcadell, Alan Mayer, Dominique Tricaud. The International Jury [Prix Mémorial] : Kianoush Ramezani [President], Stéphane Grimaldi, Pascal Lemaître, Carolin Olivier, Patrick Nicolle. In the first edition of “Prix Mémorial”, 350 cartoonists of 80 countries around the world have sent about 1000 cartoons. Each selected […]

Jury of Prix Mémorial : The International Cartoon Awards for Human Rights

Jury of Prix Mémorial de Caen [ International Jury ] Carolin Olivier Carolin Ollivier joined ARTE in 2007. She worked for ARTE Journal as a writer, reporter, presenter, correspondent in Brussels and since 2014 as editor-in-chief. ARTE Journal is distinguished by a look towards Europe and the international and a human approach of the major political subjects.       Pascal Lemaitre Pascal Lemaitre is a freelance author and illustrator based in Belgium. His editorial work has appeared in The […]

The opening of Confrontations Second International Cartoon Expo in Berlin

The opening ceremony of “Confrontations 2nd International Cartoon Expo”, a great project together with Interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin took place at the Oval gallery of Babylon cinema as last year. This is an initiative collaboration between interfilm and United Sketches showing the strong connection between two arts: Short film and Cartoon. Heinz Hermanns- the director of Interfilm and Kianoush Ramezani- president of United Sketches and curator of the expo welcomed the attendees. This year’s vernissage was enriched by […]

Confrontations 2nd International Cartoon Expo in Berlin

Interfilm’s short film competition Confrontations for human rights topics goes graphic for the second year! In an exhibition by United Sketches, curated by Kianoush Ramezani, about 50 cartoon artworks will be shown during this years 33rd interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin at Babylon Cinema in Berlin-Mitte from November 21st-26th, 2017. Vernissage: Tue 21 Nov 2016 – 6 PM Expo: Wed 22 – Sun 26 Nov 2016 – Free entrance Babylon Oval Curated by Kianoush Ramezani Organized by United Sketches […]

Lucine Kasbarian

Lucine Kasbarian is a New Jersey and Massachusetts-based children’s book author, political cartoonist, syndicated journalist and publicist. She is a second generation-born American-Armenian descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors. She was brought up in an Armenian-speaking home where humor, politics and the arts shared equal stage. Lucine graduated from the NYU School of Journalism with minors in Political Science and Studio Art. She first began drawing political cartoons in response to the assassination of journalist Hrant Dink and as a way […]