Sketch Freedom 2nd International Cartoon Expo, Gothenburg, Sweden

This is a cocktail called “Sketch Freedom Cartoon Expo” made by the world’s top cartoonists! the opening is January 22nd 2015 at the national archive of Sweden as one of the official events of Gothenburg film festival.

Sketch Freedom” movement started in 2013 from Normandy, the same place that thousands of humans sacrificed their lives to give freedom to France and Europe to end the World War II. It’s a world movement for exiled cartoonists that is proudly hosted by Le Mémorial de Caen and started its world premiere in Goteborg during the festival. Kianoush Ramezani, the Iranian exiled Cartoonist and activist is the founder of this movement. The 2nd Sketch Freedom Expo, officially sponsored by Le Mémorial de Caen, will show the artworks that manifest the value of freedom of expression; the artists are from all over the world. Their artworks publish in the major world journals like New Yorker, MSNBC, Washington Post, Courrier International, Moscow Times, El Universal, Le Droit, etc.

Here is the artists who participated in the 2nd year:

  • Adjim Danngar – Chad 
  • Angel Boligan – Mexico 
  • Ann Telnaes – USA 
  • Assad Binakhahi – Iran
  • Ayako Saito – Japan 
  • Bernard Bouton – France
  • Cristina Sampaio – Portugal 
  • Damien Glez – Burkina Faso 
  • Daryl Cagle – USA
  • Elena Ospina – Colombia 
  • Eray Ozbek – Turkey 
  • Guy Badeaux – Canada 
  • Hassan Karimzadeh – Iran 
  • Jaume Capdevila – KAP – Spain 
  • Jim Morin – USA 
  • Kianoush Ramezani – Iran 
  • Liza Donnelly – USA
  • Mohammad Sabaaneh – Palestine
  • Nani – Colombia
  • Peter Broelman – Australia 
  • Phil Umbdenstock – France 
  • Pierre Ballouhey – France
  • Riber Hansson – Sweden 
  • Tjeerd Royaards – Netherlands 
  • Victor Bogorad – Russia 
  • Vladimir Kazanevsky – Ukraine 
  • Xavier Bonilla – BONIL – Ecuador
  • Zulkiflee Anwar Haque – Zunar – Malaysia