In support of the Fondation Hospices Civils de Lyon, many French artists are getting together to inspire anyone confined and to invite them to thank and support the hospital staff by donating today.
Inspired by the body and its emotions, costume designer Nawelle Aïneche tells us about her commitment to Amnesty International and her latest creations. By playing with different mediums, she successfully makes us question the concept of reality and the tools we use to apprehend it.
It was on a train to Paris, during the summer of 2019, that Henri Lamy met one of the producers of “On the way to School". Originally a movie, winner of the 2014 César for best documentary, it has now become a Foundation that aims to help children to access education, such as Jackson, whom Henri has recently portrayed to help raise funds.
Regularly committed to supporting causes related to education, French street artist Don Mateo wanted to offer his art to support Entrepreneurs du Monde's FANSOTO program. This new fundraising, through our platform, will fund a year of support for 400 women micro-entrepreneurs in the development of their income-generating business in Senegal.
For its second edition of public art fundraising, The Hope Gallery has involved French street artist OakOak in supporting the Dispensaire Vétérinaire Étudiant. The association offers free veterinary care to animals of people in precarious situations.
Sumatra Island, Indonesia
Early 2019, Spanish artist ESCIF joined the Splash and Burn initiative in creating a rewind symbol amidst the ruins of the rainforest, along with a short film, that call for a collective effort to nurture our planet. The unique ecosystem of Indonesia's island of Sumatra is indeed threatened by palm oil plantations.
"Beyond Walls" is a project undertaking a series of monumental biodregadable artworks launched by Saype. French artist and pioneer in land art, he attempts to create the world's largest human chain whilst renewing his support for several NGOs, including SOS Méditerranée.
Yin-Yang is the first diptych limited edition print of Pejac. An worrying but poetic "before / after", of which 10 impressions were sold to the benefit of the Save The Med, a Spanish NGO working to recover and protect the marine ecosystems of the Mediterranean.
Fifteen works of contemporary art from the private collection of The House of St Barnabas will be auctioned at Lyon & Turnbull on Wednesday 27 March in London. The proceeds will be used to fund the "Employment Academy" program, which helps those affected by homelessness.