All posts tagged with: art

Voices of Youth Inspire! Homegrown Artist

Publié 17 septembre 2014 no picture Effie Johari

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This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend, Mei Lee, for my Inspire! profile. The passion she shows for her work and her endless drive to attain her goals has always been one of the reasons I was attracted to her as a person, and I admire the consistent expressions of these traits until today. Some of her notable projects include recent work for The Kitchen Guardian and Green August which ended up being sold on DFTBA. Your name Mei Lee. Your age23 Where a...


Helping young talent blossom - Art Fusion 2014

Publié 8 septembre 2014 Avatar Thamara Kandabada

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In many posts I have done previously on VoY, I have brought to you stories of youth initiatives and considerations in my country, which are implemented to support today's youth, facilitating the betterment of the next generation in the process. This post is a bit different - it is about the older generation doing their share in helping young talent blossom. Today I walked in to the Bougainvillea Ballroom of the Galadari Hotel in Colombo to witness an art & crafts exhibition....


Selling the Treatments?.... YES.

Publié 18 août 2014 no picture Keren Dunaway

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Pay for treatments, an evil act against those most affected by HIV: The poor. Yes, in Honduras people with HIV, pay for antiretroviral treatments and viral load tests and CD4, which is a constraint to care access care. This topic has been playing for a long time, demanding that treatments should be free, but governments have turned a deaf ear to this complaint. In Honduras the poor are sustained of the bureaucracy and corruption that is increasingly outrageous. About 70% of...


How do you express yourself?

Publié 27 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We all have different ways to express ourselves. We were drawn in by Edgar's unique OneMinutesJr. Watch his video and and let us know how you like to express yourself! (Edgar Piedra Gallardo, 16, Mexico, 2013). Created at the 2013 Mexico workshop on "It's About Ability!"


Your name: Samantha Robison Your age: 27 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I grew up in the Washington DC Area, in the USA. Currently, I don’t have a home. I am always on the move from project to project. I spend the majority of my time in Mozambique. According to your business card – what’s your job title? Founder and Director of aptART. AptART is an organization of artists and activists working with vulnerable and marginalized yout...


Name: Christine Sun Kim Age: 32 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? Orange Country, California. I currently live and work in New York City. According to your business card – what’s your job title? Artist and Museum Educator. And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 years old? I’ve always wanted to be a painter (and an actress) since I was little. In fact, I am now a painter, but in a completely a...