Tuesday, March 17, 2009  
Cartooning For Peace

:: Posted by BK @ 3/17/2009 11:27:00 PM

The 10th Action Week Against Racism welcomes a major international exhibit of editorial cartooning in Montreal. "Cartooning for Peace" (Dessins pour la Paix) celebrates freedom of expression and recognizes the work of editorial cartoonists at the world's major newspapers. Guests of honour are Le Monde political cartoonist Plantu, and Michel Kichka, president of the Israel Cartoonists Association (ICA). The exhibit was first mounted at UN headquarters in New York on October 16, 2006, following meetings between Plantu and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. That first show featured 12 of the best-known cartoonists in the world.

The exhibit features 50 editorial cartoons by international artists: Kichka (Israel) - Plantu (France) - Lefred-Thouron (France) - Khalil Abu-Arafeh (Palestine) - Baha Boukhari (Palestine) - Gianelli (Italy) - Bahgory (Egypt) - Avi Katz (Israel) - Gado (Kenya) - Joel Pett (USA) - Jiho (France) - Caro (Switzerland) - Cristina Sampaio (Portugal) - Benedicte (Switzerland) - Catherine Beaunez (France) - Luckovitch (USA) - Heng (Singapore) - Kambiz (Iran) - Zlatkovsky (Russia).


Cartooning for Peace / Dessins pour la Paix
March 12 to 22, 2009
Intergenerational Community Centre
999 McEachran Ave., Outremont, Quebec
hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday – 8 am to 6 pm - Wednesday, Thursday – 8 am to 8 pm -Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm
contact: Marie Marais, attachee de presse
514-845-2821 – marais@cooptel.qc.ca

(thanks to Jeet Heer for the link)

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