With a preference for paper and a focus on feminism, Kansas-based creative Grace D. Chin creates art that is as exquisite as it is empowering. Though formally trained in printmaking, Chin's “craft roots” are evident in her growing collection of handmade wreaths. What started as an imaginative art project has blossomed into a creative call for equality by pairing crepe paper flowers with powerful phrases. Chin carefully crafts the ring-shaped foundation for each piece using floral wire.
From Hear Our Voices rally in St Paul. #WomensMarch2018 pic.twitter.com/mPHq3pjdej — Teri Mach Ryan (@tweeteritweet)
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Today, body art has taken on an empowering role in the realm of activist art. Detailing everything from hidden insecurities to invisible illnesses, this medium has the power to communicate individuals' issues in a deeply personal yet straightforward way. For their series, I'm Tired, socially conscious students Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans employ this approach to explore the ways in which average people face everyday inequality and discrimination.
Renowned for its roots in activism, street art has played a pivotal role in promoting social change through creativity.
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A post shared by ömer yavuz (@omeryavuz0202) on Jan 2, 2018 at 9:50am PST Social media is a powerful tool, and in the right hands it has the ability to help change the lives of the less fortunate for the better. One person to recently benefit from its positive power was 12-year-old Syrian refugee Muhammet Hüseyin.
We know that the fate of endangered species is a global issue, but it remains an abstract concept to many of...
My Modern Met was formed in May 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity.
In 2013, Project Semicolon began to take the world by storm in a global movement to support those who struggle with self-harm, addiction, and suicidal thoughts. The initiative spawned, among other things, tattoos of semicolons as a symbol of “not the end, but a new beginning.” Inspired by this call-to-action, graphic designer Eisen Bernardo created his own twist on the social campaign.
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Atlanta-based CreativeSoul Photo brought an inspiring artistic vision to life that highlights the beauty of black girls and their natural hair.