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Cartoons for Peace (2012)

2012-PRIX-GENEVE-MD
Geneva (Switzerland)
Exhibition


From 03/05/2012 to 03/06/2012

From May 3 to June 3, 2012, Cartooning for Peace and the city of Geneva present the exhibition Cartoons for Peace 2012 on Lac Leman banks in Geneva. On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day and the 1st International Press Cartoon Prize, the opening of the exhibition takes place on May 3, 2012, in the presence of Kofi Annan, Pierre Maudet (Mayor of Geneva) and the three awarded Iranian cartoonists : Firoozeh, Kianoush and Hassan Karimzadeh.

A main part of the exhibition Cartoons for Peace 2012 is dedicated to awarded cartoonists. According to Plantu “their cartoons highlight the limitations and restrictions on freedom of expression ; they have to arrange these constraints to express themselves.

The exhibition “Cartoons for Peace 2012” also includes hundreds of editorial cartoons from around the world on issues of freedom of expression, the Arab Spring and Women Rights : a hundred of cartoons as a proposal for debates and sharing convictions.

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  • Kofi Annan, during the opening of the exhibition, on May, 3 2012.
    Cartoons for Peace (2012) - Kofi Annan, during the opening of the exhibition, on May, 3 2012.
  • Iranian cartoons are displayed in Cartoons for Peace 2012 exhibition.
    Cartoons for Peace (2012) - Iranian cartoons are displayed in Cartoons for Peace 2012 exhibition.
  • Opening of the exhibition in presence of Kofi Annan and Pierre Maudet
    Cartoons for Peace (2012) - Opening of the exhibition in presence of Kofi Annan and Pierre Maudet
  • Cartoon by Kap (Spain) – In the presence of Kofi Annan
    Cartoons for Peace (2012) - Cartoon by Kap (Spain) – In the presence of Kofi Annan
  • Kofi Annan, Pierre Maudet and Plantu
    Cartoons for Peace (2012) - Kofi Annan, Pierre Maudet and Plantu
  • Kofi Annan, during the opening of the exhibition, on May, 3 2012.
  • Iranian cartoons are displayed in Cartoons for Peace 2012 exhibition.
  • Opening of the exhibition in presence of Kofi Annan and Pierre Maudet
  • Cartoon by Kap (Spain) – In the presence of Kofi Annan
  • Kofi Annan, Pierre Maudet and Plantu