Cartoon/Humour

Biography Heiko Sakurai

Heiko Sakurai
  • 1971 born in Recklinghausen
  • 1992-98 Studies in German literature, history and political science at the University of Münster
  • since 1991 caricatures for various newspapers and magazines, including the Westdeutsche Allgemeine ZeitungDie Welt, Die Welt am Sonntag, Berliner Zeitung, Financial Times Deutschland and the Recklinghäuser Zeitung
  • 2006/2007 instructorship at Westphalia’s Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

Awards and prizes:

  • 1996 Gotha Insurance’s New Talent Award for Caricaturists
  • 2007 Second Prize at Rückblende 2006 (German award for political photograpy and caricature)
  • 2009 Third Prize at Rückblende 2008 (German award for political photography and caricature)