Prof. Michel Kichka | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Prof. Michel Kichka

Professor at Bezalel, Visual Communication Department

Bezalel graduate 1978, Sandberg Excellency Award

Teaches at Bezalel since 1983-84

Founder of comics class, 1992

Founder of cartoon class, 2008

Guest lecturer at the Yad Vashem School of Holocaust Studies

Member of Cartooning for Peace Organization

Dosh Political Cartoon Award, 2009

Decorated Commander of Arts and Letters, France 2011

Decorated Commander of Leopold Order, Belgium 2015

Arts and Letters Award, French Judaism ,2018

Chairman of israeli cartoonists, 2004-2010

Initiator of the Cartoon and Comics Museum in Holon, Israel, 2008

Solo and group exhibitions in Israel and all over the world

Has published two auto-biographical graphic novels:

Second Generation- Things I did not tell my father, Europe Comics 2012

Falafel with Hot SauceEurope Comics 2018


Three documentary movies on my work:

Kichka, draw me a cartoon 2015- Sari Raz (in hebrew)

 Kichka, Life is a Cartoon 2018 - Delfina Jalowik, Jürgen Kaumkötter

Cartoonists, footsoldiers of Democracy 2014, Stephanie Valloatto


An animated movie adapted from Second Generation will be screened in France in 2021


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