Success of the exhibition “Illustrators for Gender Equality”

After being exhibited in Spain, Mexico, Sweden and Cuba, this international art exhibition that offers a global perspective to gender equality through text-less opinion cartoons, was opened simultaneously at The Arts House in Singapore and at the Palace of Duke of Pastranin Spain in order to commemorate the International Women’s day and to represent the growth of gender equality around the world.

Attended the opening party, the founding president of UN Women Singapore, Mrs Kanwaljit Soin, Ambassador of Spain, Mr Federico Palomera, and various personalities from the world of diplomacy, art and culture.
The ceremony in Spain was chaired by María Dolores de Cospedal, president of the region of Castilla-La Mancha.

Created in 2007, Illustrators for Gender Equality is an international art exhibition curated by Mr Bruno Navarro that offers a global perspective to gender equality through text-less opinion cartoons, the sole purpose of which is to invite viewers for reflection. The exhibition comprises the artwork of 30 graphic artists from 20 countries, including some of the best illustrators in the world.

In this edition, 6 new cartoonists have contributed with their works: Tayo (Nigeria), Elena Ospina (Colombia), Dario Castillejos (Mexico), Kimberly (Hong Kong), Miel (Singapore) and Victor Ndula (Kenya) whose cartoon has recently won the 1st prize in the United Nations / Ranan Lurie 2012 international contest.

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