With the support of the Mission of the Centenary 14-18, the Foundation Varenne, the Fondation de France and MGEN, the exhibition “Cartooning on War 1914 – 2014,” was curated by Cartooning for Peace in December 2014.
For that project, Cartooning for Peace editorial team worked with the support of the Archives Department of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (French National Library).
The exhibition is made of 10 panels on war topics such as warlords, fights, and chemical weapons – offering different cartoonists’ point of views on war from 1914 until nowadays. It also give a perspective on cartoonists work, from propagandists in the early 20’s to their roles as journalists and critics today. Two booklets, for students and teachers, are available. They are based on Ministry of Education’s programs.
On March 16, 2015, the official launch of the exhibition took place at Théâtre du Rond Point in Paris with a conference reuniting Plantu, Kroll, Bertrand Tuillier (Art Historian) and Eric Fottorino (Director of weekly newspaper “le 1”).
The exhibition (in French) is to rent for free for schools and educational structures. If you are interesting in renting, printing or having the exhibition translated for another language you are welcome to contact us.