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Cartoonists Rights Network International supports the Women Cartoonists International Award

Dr. Robert “Bro” Russell, Executive Director of CRNI supported our award in an official statement. United Sketches is grateful and motivated more than anytime and shares the statement here: “Our longtime friend and colleague Kianoush Ramanzani has, through his organization United Sketches, announced the creation of a new cartooning award specifically for women: the Women Cartoonists International Award. While we normally don’t promote every cartooning contest that comes to our inbox, Deputy Exec. Director Terry Anderson and I concur that […]

Women Cartoonists International Award – 2019

United Sketches is proud to launch the World’s first ever International Cartoon Award dedicated to Women Cartoonists, a Global Art Movement for Humanity After some months working on the concept and wonderful exchanges with Dear Ann Telnaes, Marilena Nardi and Anne Derenne, and gathering ideas, United Sketches is honored to announce the very first International award exclusive to Women cartoonists. Why for Women Cartoonists ? – Because the equality is still a dream to achieve in 21st century! “United Sketches” […]

The Winners of “Prix Mémorial” 2018

For the first edition of Prix Mémorial, “United Sketches” International received 934 drawings from seventy-six countries. Two awards for press design and human rights were awarded on February 11, 2018 The International Cartoon Award for Human Rights [3000 Euros] was awarded to Jiho (France). The International jury composed of Kianoush Ramezani [President], Stéphane Grimaldi, Pascal Lemaître, Carolin Olivier, Patrick Nicolle.The winner cartoon was published in the Marianne, a French national weekly magazine. “Siné” award [Prix Siné] for human rights [1000 […]

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 […]

Prix Mémorial, The International Cartoon Awards for Human Rights

Prix Mémorial The International Cartoon Awards for Human Rights “United Sketches” the International Association for Freedom of expression and Cartoonists in exile, Kianoush Ramezani, its founder president & “The Caen Memorial museum” are organizing the “Prix Mémorial” The International Cartoon Awards for Human Rights Cartoonists from all over the world are invited to send their applications from 11 September 2017 to 30 November 2017 The theme is: “Defending human rights”. Applicants should send maximum 2 cartoons [in high quality] together with their […]