art for humanity...'the art of human rights'
is a non-profit organisation based in Durban, South Africa which specialises in producing fine art print portfolios, exhibitions, billboards and research projects that advocate various human rights issues in South Africa and internationally. The Art for Humanity website serves as an online resource for those interested in human rights, art and social development.
The exhibition which takes place at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will see Art for Humanity exhibiting 11 works from 3 portfolio's, including Women for Children, Dialogue Among Civilizations and Break the Silence. Also included in the exhibition will be an array of photo's taken at the Art and Social Justice workshops that were hosted by AFH last year at various schools within the Durban area.
Banner installed by AFH at Mowat
The exhibition which is hosted by Artfully Aware in partnership with NOMA, The New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council and World Trade Center, aims to provide an opportunity for adults and children to share their stories with new and diverse audiences. Opening night will be held at NOMA on the 3 February 2012 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm and shall include a host of diverse programmes, including live entertainment by Michael Watson and short films dedicated to showcasing the role of arts in international society, not forgetting the works from the AFH portfolios.