Ambassador of Spain
Miguel Villalba Sánchez, aka “elchicotriste” (Tarragona 1972), cartoonist and clinical psychologist. He has published in several newspapers around the world such as universal post (Sunderland,UK), Il Tempo (Italy), El Triangle (Spain), Le Monde (France), France Ouest (France), Cartoon Movement (Netherlands). Currently onTottarragona.cat (Spain), “Notícies Tarragona”,TV3 (catalan TV) or “Siné Mensuel” (France) among others.
He has received several prizes such as “Fundació Victor Mora”comic award, “SOS Racisme”,”comicstrip contest Barcelona”, “Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom- UNESCO”, Digital data (Colombia) etc. Member of CARTOONING FOR PEACE, founder of the NGO “CARTOONISTS WITHOUT BORDERS” and of the comic fanzine DELIRÓPOLIS Surrealismo y Arte secuencial” (www.deliropolis.com), also coordinator of the “COMICART WEEK” in Tarragona.