Pictures for Purpose print sale fundraiser goes international for a global cause

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    Basis Photos for Function is happy to announce its second print sale fundraiser, that includes works by 36 worldwide artists. After a profitable inaugural version in 2020, which raised over €200,000 in simply two weeks for the Dutch Foodbank and the collaborating artists, the second version will run from 7 June – 21 June 2021.

    This new version seeks to generate worthwhile channels of assist for one more urgent world trigger: the local weather disaster. In collaboration with Justdiggit, who’s a accomplice of the United Nations Atmosphere Programme, Photos for Function hopes to highlight the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The proceeds from this fundraiser shall be shared between Justdiggit, a company combating local weather change with grassroots organizations in East Africa, and the collaborating artists themselves, to account for misplaced income through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For 2 weeks, works by a bunch of worldwide artists shall be obtainable for €125. The fundraiser gives a singular vary of established names and rising expertise from throughout the globe, together with works by Dana Lixenberg (NL), Jack Davison (UK), Melanie Bonajo (NL), Gregory Halpern (US), Min Hyunwoo (KR), Joana Choumali (CI) and Hashem Shakeri (IR).

    The United Nations Common Meeting has declared the years 2021 to 2030 because the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Led by the United Nations Atmosphere Programme (UNEP) and the Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO) of the United Nations – with the assist of companions like Justdiggit – it’s designed to stop, halt and reverse the loss and degradation of ecosystems worldwide.

    Justdiggit is dedicated to reviving misplaced ecosystems, with an emphasis on regreening tens of millions of hectares of land the place vegetation is threatened by local weather change. A world name to motion, the UN decade attracts collectively political assist, scientific analysis, and monetary muscle to massively scale up restoration. Go to www.decadeonrestoration.org and www.justdiggit.org to study extra.

    As earlier than, the collaborating artists – who themselves have misplaced worthwhile streams of revenue in current months – could decide to obtain a proportion of proceeds from the sale of their works. In every case, a minimal of 50% of the proceeds are donated to Justdiggit.

    Study extra on the web site picturesforpurpose.org

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