Entitled to Live
An Artfully AWARE event where photography, painting, literature and music contribute an unfiltered view of the New Orleans community.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 – one evening only.
Opening: Saturday, Dec 11, 6-10pm
Collective World Art Community House
2822 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
Open by appointment
Featured artists: Hilary Wallis, Lionel Lombard, Joanna Rosenthal, Ariya Martin, Darlene M. Eschete, Craig Morse, René Merino, Brenda Landry, Adam Hayden, Christine Bagneris, David Cantrelle, Terry Gaskins, selected child photographers and others.
A gallery talk given by participating photographers and writers will facilitate the exchange of relevant issues on a local as well as global level.
Food and drink will be provided.
Entitled to Live:
Artists of various disciplines expressing their unique perspectives on culture, societal challenges and personal experiences to inspire togetherness through our differences.
Originals and prints of artwork will be for sale with proceeds benefiting Kids Camera Project’s photography workshops in Central City and Ninth Ward neighborhoods. All purchases are tax deductible. Our program provides a venue for growth and recovery by giving children tangible skills, a way to voice their concerns through artistic mediums and the opportunity to take ownership of the creative revitalization of their own community.
Photographers :: Painters :: Writers :: Poets :: Musicians
Artfully AWARE (AfA) is a global not for profit established in the United States and in the United Kingdom that uses the arts as an important tool for social improvement and emotional recovery of persons who have experienced traumatic events, disabilities or living conditions. We are a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and our board of directors and advisors serve in leadership capacities with organizations including the Aspen Cancer Conference, The Hunger Project, Council of American Ambassadors, United Nations Fund for Women and USAID.
We implement a range of educational arts programs locally, nationally and internationally, in order to promote empowerment, cultural understanding and enable individual and community development. Our work provides the opportunity to create arts projects, exhibitions, performances and educational curriculum. All programs draw on five major categories: drama, dance, music, media and visual arts.