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.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Art for Humanity School
By Nicole Hodnett
Banner of Dialogue Project
Learners described their artwork and poetry as imaginative,
believing and different. Learners from age 12 went beyond their imagination
when it came to relaying their thoughts on the world.
Art for Humanity held an art workshop at Morningside
primary on June 14th 2012.Learners expressed their feelings about
the world through artwork and poetry.
Tashen Naidoo.13 years old, expressed his thoughts
on the importance of freedom. He described the workshop as brilliant at having
helped learners to “express themselves”.
Learners at Morningside Primary
“It allowed me to view the finer detail in artwork”,
An art piece titled “Faces ‘by 13 year old, Dieter
Ulrich Kiezer, described people as different.
Lusanda Mkwanazi, 14 years old, described her
artwork as choices she makes towards her future.“This workshop was a good idea
as it is showing children art and what it means”, she said.
South Africa is rated one of the most beautiful
countries in the world, famous for its wildlife.Dharshani Naidoo did art work on nature and
its creatures. He described the peaceful scenery and the beauty of our nation’s
Mrs Brinda Naidoo, an art teacher to the grade 7
learners felt great positivity towards the art workshop and felt it made a
positive effect on the learners.
“I was very impressed with the banner /poem. I more than
welcome any form of inspiration that our learners can get”, she said.
Below is the video of the Art and Social Justice
workshop that took place at Morningside Primary.