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 New Yorker, The New York Times, Le Monde, Libération, Le 1, Lacroix, Astrapi, J’aime Lire, Pom d’Api and Dorémi , among many other publications. Pascal’s illustrations for children and adult books can be found in the catalogs of many American, Belgian and French editors such as L’École des Loisirs/Pastel, L’Aube, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, and Penguin Books. He has had the enormous privilege of working with authors Toni and Slade […]

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 a live performance by great composer and singer Elia Rediger, the international artist based in Berlin. This year’s Confrontation Expo shows artworks of The world known cartoonists Adene, Bogorad, Cagle, Chappatte, Del Rosso, Ed Hall, Emad Hajjaj, Kutal, Majid Amini, Nani, Osama Hajjaj, Rick Mc Kee, Rousso, Sergio and Tjeerd