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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 Euros] was awarded to Liu Zi Bo (China). Catherine Sinet, Willis from Tunis, Charline Vanhoenacker, Philippe Geluck, François Forcadell, Yan Lindingre, Alain Mayer, Dominique Tricaud, composed the jury convened by Siné Monthly. Liu Zi Bo is a member of the JiangXi Cartoon Art Committee. The Cartoonists Lindingre, Jiho, Pascal Lemaître, and Kianoush Ramezani, were present during this award ceremony at the Mémorial de Caen.

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 International Association for Freedom of Expression and Cartoonists in Exile & interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin Already in its 16th year, the Confrontations Competition addresses human rights and precarious political and social issues. The programs are carefully curated and the selection balances themes that affect us in our everyday life such as violence against individuals, racism, prejudices, social disadvantages, (political) injustices as well as issues that shift from the […]