The Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2015, «Ebola» by André Carrilho, is a cartoon that has become a phenomenon and study subject. Published in «Diário de Notícias» from Lisbon, it is a work that, like many other great cartoons, hits the reader with great violence.
A new exhibition space dedicated to World Press Cartoon has already opened in Cascais and presents the T0P 50 works of the 2014 edition. There the visitors can see the original caricature of Nelson Mandela, from the Indian artist Shankar Pamarthy, Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2014.
The WPC 2015 Jury meeting was held in Cascais, Portugal, and the winners were selected. The prized works came from Brazil, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Iran, Mexico, Portugal and Sweden.
World Press Cartoon Cascais 2014 catalogue on sale now at main Portuguese bookstores.
The works selected for the World Press Cartoon Exhibitions are published in the catalogues available online in www.mediabooks.com.
«I thank you profusely for selecting my work for the prestigious Grand Prix 2014 prize.»
The Indian cartoonist Shankar Pamarthy was honoured at the daily newspaper “Sakshi” for the Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2014. The prize was the subject of extensive coverage in the Indian press. Please check the local TV coverage in the attached link.
A selection of 25 works from the World Press Cartoon 10 editions, representing the same number of countries, were in display in Bucharest, Romania. Opening days: the 16th of October until the 2nd of November.
Indian artist Shankar Pamarthy, with a caricature of Nelson Mandela, is the winner of the World Press Cartoon 2014 Grand Prix.