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.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The Confidence of Eve
By Nicole Hodnett
Xaba "AIDS Exodus"
412 x 595mm
When we wake up in the morning knowing all will go well,
great or even fantastic. Confidence is the greatest asset we can possess that
has the ability to move mountains; Confidence is strength from within the core of
our mind, body and soul.
In early biblical times we remember Adam and Eve from the Garden
of Eden. According to a dictionary reference, The Garden of Eden was defined as
a biblical earthly paradise inhabited by the first man and women.
It was at the precise moment when Eve offered Adam a bite of
the forbidden fruit that showed women as fruit bearers till the end of time.
According to an article written by Rene Wade, confidence is everything.
If you don’t have unshakable confidence, then you’ll probably never live your dreams.
A lack of confidence means you don’t offer much value as a woman. Confidence is
knowing that you have high worth, as well as knowing you have value to add.
Confidence is having the strength and courage to say no in
situations of torrid difficulty. It is also standing up for what is right when
all forces are against you.
Art for Humanity gives platforms through artists and poets
to express topics such as these.
Representation of The Garden of Eden
When we think of the poorest communities in Africa, we think
of the Aids epidemic and lack of education. In a place where Education is not
widely accessible and the culture of the male dominance still prevails .An
unfair playground of the opposite sexes, where aids becomes a big game.
According to Article Alley, women of today are not women of yesterday,
they are not just mothers but executives ,Prime Ministers and Presidents of