difference-making

Favela Facelift

European-born artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn (aka: Haas&Hahn) are putting a new face on the poor and soulful favelas of Brazil. Their beautiful urban renewal efforts have thus far turned an expansive portion of concrete into a coy pond mural and a gray central square into a kaleidoscope of color. As a native city...

Manifest Equality in LA

In case you didn’t spot this post on NOTCOT today, be sure head over there now to get a thorough run down on Manifest Equality. Better yet, check out this incredible multimedia art show in person. It’s going on all this week in Los Angeles in Hollywood on Vine. In addition to the eye candy,...

Haitian Beauty

Photographer Tao Ruspoli just returned from six days in Haiti with Artists for Peace and Justice. His beautiful and haunting images not only show how dire the living conditions were in this tiny country even before they were hit with the earthquake, but the incredible spirit of the Haitian people as well.  If you’re moved...

James Nachtwey Bears Witness

Image copyright James Nachtwey. Extreme drug resistant Tuberculosis is threatening to become the next pandemic. The incredibly talented James Nachtwey documented the progression of the disease around the world in order to shed some very real light on the issue. Watch the promo, view all his images and get involved at www.xdrtb.org. Enough said.