A Celebration of Editorial Cartooning

Ten years ago, we was invited to be a partial of an classification that altered my life. Cartooning for Peace was started in 2006 during a United Nations headquarters, in New York, by a French cartoonist Jean Plantu, in a issue of a debate in Denmark about cartoons depicting a Prophet Muhammad. The classification now has a membership of a hundred and forty-seven cartoonists from fifty-five countries. It has turn a network of editorial cartoonists who work to protection honour for freedoms everywhere. The cartoons of members are exhibited around a world, and artists mostly transport to plead tellurian issues with internal cartoonists and a public. The organisation also provides assistance and support to cartoonists in problem or underneath threat, by a substructure chaired by a former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

Editorial cartoons are a absolute art form since of their ability to comparison languages and cultures, formulating a cross-cultural discourse about elemental values such as peace, tolerance, and leisure of expression. With a support of a organization, we was respected to curate a preference of work from members of Cartooning for Peace for a celebratory vaunt during a Society of Illustrators. Here are some works from a exhibit, that is now on arrangement and runs until Dec 22nd. There will be an opening eventuality and row contention with deputy cartoonists on Dec 8th.


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