Art and responsibility

8 March 2010 - Regional Activities - Europe
Calling for collaboration: creating educational material

4 May 2009 - Regional Activities - North America
Global Citizen’s Climate Change and Water Film Festival to Visit Nine US Campuses

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Public presentation of the children book “the treasures of the earth” by Yolanda ZIAKA, 20 March 2009

The book « the treasures of the earth » is a fairy tale on our common responsibility for environment, written by Yolanda Ziaka. The children of a Greek school and those participating in a Municipal Artistic Center have worked on the tale and created paintings to illustrate it. The tale has been edited in Greece – in Greek and in French – by the South European Team of the Charter. Between March (...)

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Promoting and supporting the CHR art exhibition , 6 February 2009

Participate in that project of Social and Cultural Responsibility through the promotion of the Charter of Human Responsibilities (CHR) and the support of the Fundo Brasil de Direitos Humanos (Brasil Fund of Human Rights). Carried out by the CHR Brazilian Committee and the World Network of Artists in Alliance. The CHR exhibition started in Greece, then it went to Paris, to (...)

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Invitation - Art Exhibition , 2 December 2008

We are honoured to invite you to the opening of the Art Exhibition Human responsibilities: Responsibilities of All Sao Paulo SP - Brazil - December 1, 2008 in the Conjunto Nacional, Paulista Avenue, center of the city, crossed by 40 thousand people every day. Together with the Brasil Fund of Human Rights in commemoration to the 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. First (...)

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Art Exhibition “Environment: Common Good, Common Responsibility” by Isis de PALMA, Yolanda ZIAKA, 29 August 2008

The Committee of the European Charter of Human Responsibilities organized in 2007 a travelling art exhibition on the theme “Environment: Common good, common responsibility” that presented works by Greek, Brazilian and North American artists, as well as drawings made by children of Georgia. The purpose of the exhibition was compiling and presenting works of art that reflect the vision of (...)

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Art travelling exhibition on environment continues travelling by Yolanda ZIAKA, 6 March 2008

Art exhibition on the theme: "Environment: common good - common responsibility" from Monday, 10 March till Friday, 14 March 2008 Place: Charles-Léopold Mayer Foundation 38, rue Saint Sabin, 75011 Paris (Métro : Bréguet-Sabin [ligne 5] ou Chemin Vert [ligne 8]) opening hours: 9h00 à 13h00 & 14h00 à 18h00 The European coordination Committee for the Charter of Human Responsibilities is (...)

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Dimitra Goussi (2) - Greece , 30 October 2007

40cm x 40cm – mixed technique on wood Artist’s statement Artist biography Dimitra Goussi was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1976. Between 1994 and 1999 she studied at the School of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her biography includes an individual exhibition in January 2007 in Ioannina and the participation in several collective exhibitions (...)

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A blogue to share, innovate, with a background of humanity and responsibility , 28 October 2007

We are an Iranian team of artists active in different fields including painting, writing, photography, film making and theater. We are interested in all activities which could help renew and rebuild this world. Our first step: To have a better communication and to deploy the sense of “human responsibility charter”; conveying information, seeing and showing, exchanging thoughts and ideas (...)

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Children of Iran , 11 October 2007

We are witnessing the build-up to yet another horrendous war. The drumbeat is growing louder, in the words of our "leaders," and in the language of our press. Daily, the American public is being presented with more "reasons" to justify an attack on Iran. The process is sickeningly familiar. It comes as no surprise that Iran’s unpopular "leader" has failed to ease the developing tensions. (...)

Regional Activities - Europe -
Art Project 2007 by Yolanda ZIAKA, 9 October 2007

INVITATION TO THE ARTISTS - (deadline for application : June 2007) Environment: common good - common responsibility Dear Friend, We invite you to participate in a series of collective and travelling exhibitions on the theme of our responsibility - individual and collective - with respect to environment, gathering Greek, Brazilian, Georgian and US artists. The first exhibition will (...)

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A Series of Travelling Art Shows in Greece, France, and Brazil by Yolanda ZIAKA, 6 October 2007

The European coordination Committee for the Charter of Human Responsibilities is organizing a series of group and travelling art exhibitions on the theme "Environment: common good - common responsibility". There are 28 artists participating in the exhibitions: 18 Greek artists, 2 artists from the USA, and 8 artists from Brazil. There is also a series of paintings by children from Georgia, a (...)

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Children’s paintings from Georgia , 26 September 2007

On March 16 2007, the Georgian Charter facilitation team has organized a workshop with the children’s art studio. There were two groups of children participating the project: 1. The children from the Centre for Rehabilitation of the Homeless Children, from the Risk Group (Tsisartkela, Begurebi), from a school in Ananuri and from the former orphanage of Temka. 2. The children from the Art (...)

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Niki Kapokaki – Greece , 26 September 2007

Athens 2004 Photographs - Video projection (6 minutes) Description of work Artist’s biography Niki Kapokaki studied painting in the School of Fine Arts of Thessalonike, in Greece and in the School of Fine Arts of Paris (E.N.S.B.A.). She foll

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Andreas Kargsten – Sweden / Greece , 26 September 2007

Five moons and a red mountain Wood, acrylics, 25Χ35 cm Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Andreas Kargsten was born in 1965, in Stockholm, Sweden. He studied sculpture in the School of Fine Arts of Stockholm (1984-89). He won the first prize for the graduates and a scholarship from the School of Fine Arts of Stockholm. His work was displayed in individual exhibitions in the gallery (...)

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Vanda Chalyvopoulou - Greece , 26 September 2007

Sunday Luncheon on the Lawn A small garden in calle Ágata 18, Pozuelo de Alarcón, Μadrid, 1991. Montage with photos, 40X70 cm. Description of the work ; Every little garden constitutes for its owner a small universe. The garden is a fragment of nature which takes its form expressing the personal Utopian paradise of its owner. This artwork is the elaboration, a second reading of an action (...)

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Konstantinos Pantelakis - Greece , 13 August 2007

Saint Isidoros blessing the Schinos tree Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Konstantinos Pantelakis is an icon painter and a researcher in Orthodox iconography and popular painting. He paints icons following the Byzantine way (Cretan School). He is currently teaching the painting of icons and he participates in an art-therapy project in the public psychiatric hospital of Dromokaitio. He (...)

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Nancy Andrade Pinto (Fletea) - Brazil , 13 August 2007

Viewing Nature through Angel P. 50 cm X 70 cm – mixed technique Artist’s statement: Artist’s biography: The Brazilian artist Nancy de Andrade Pinto has presented her artwork in eight countries. Her work is classified in nine Art Journals, in Brazil and abroad. Fletea’s art expressions are: mixed techniques, oil on canvas, acrylic, collages, and watercolors. Contact with the artist: e-mail: (...)

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Giannis Andriomenos - Greece , 13 August 2007

Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Giannis Andriomenos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1976. He studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of Athens and was trained in engraving at the Willemm De Kooning Academie in Rotterdam, Holland. He is currently working as a high-school art professor. He has presented his work in group exhibitions in Athens, Chania, and in Tsesme, Turkey. Contact (...)

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Anastasios Presvelis - Greece , 12 August 2007

Artist statement Artist’s biography The Greek artist Anastasios Presvelis was born in Athens in 1969. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Naples, Italy.

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Nicola Damiani - Italy , 12 August 2007

Conscience mixed technique, 50 x 70 cm Artist’s statement Nicola Damiani is an Italian amateur painter living in Greece. He has been painting since 1996 and has followed courses on painting and pottery. He has presented his artwork in three individual exhibitions in Ioannina, Greece, as well as in various group exhibitions. Contact with the artist: Address : Souliou 35, 45445 Ioannina, (...)

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Elsa Tatsi - Greece , 11 August 2007

Isolation Dimensions: 50cm x 100cm Material: charcoal, acrylics Artist biography Elsa Tatsi was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1978. She studied at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece, as well as at the School of icons painting of K. Georgiadis, in Thessaloniki. She has presented her work in two individual exhibitions in Ioannina, as well as in (...)

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Noêmia Nunes – Brazil , 11 August 2007

Passage Seduction, appropriation and endurance Artist biography The Brazilian artist Noêmia Nunes has studied painting and drawing at the Fine Arts University of São Paulo. She is post-graduated in Museology, and has presented a thesis on “Art as cultural education”. She has taken part in various cultural and activism shows, on environmental and social issues, (...)

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Cristina Schleder – Brazil , 11 August 2007

Seed of life’s tree Artist’s statement Artist biography Cristina Schleder was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1952. She has studied “Design and Visual Communication”. Since 1992, she has started to present her art work in individual shows in places like the Romero Britto Gallery – Miami - USA, as well as in various galleries in Sao Paulo – Brasil. She (...)

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Eirini Tsiraki - Greece , 11 August 2007

Catharsis - the rubbish and us Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Eirini Tsiraki was born in Chania, Greece, in 1980. She studied design at the School of Visual Arts “Choros” in Chania. She followed courses in the Department of Fine Arts of the University of Crete. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, Italy, during 2000-2004, following the courses of professors A. Trotti and C. (...)

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Elli Xatziantoniou - Greece , 11 August 2007

Magnifying lens Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Elli Xatziantoniou was born in 1986 and grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is currently studying at the Department of Products and Systems Design Engineering of the Aegean University in Syros, Greece.

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Inna Cymlich Janse - Brazil / Australia , 9 August 2007

Save THIS planet Artist’s statement Artist’s biography The artist Inna Cymlich Janse, native of Australia, has studie

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Dimitra Goussi (1) - Greece , 9 August 2007

Imprints Artist’s statement Artist’s biography Dimitra Gousi was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1976. Between 1994 and 1999 she studied at the School of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her biography includes an individual exhibition in January 2007 in Ioannina and the participation in several collective exhibitions in Greece, in Thessaloniki, (...)

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Christella Demetriou - Cyprus / Australia , 9 August 2007

Three constructions Titles of works: 1. Ladder, mixed media on wood, 11”X 17.5” 2. Inside the Two Halves, mixed media on wood, 11”X17.2” 3. Window, mixed media on wood, 17”X17.6” Artist’s statement Artist biography The Australian / Greek-Cypriot artist Chri

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Marcelo Bicalho - Brazil , 8 August 2007

In our hand About the painting Artist biography The Brazilian artist Marcelo Bicalho, born in 1962, is a designer and illustrator. He teaches Art and Design History in the Design School of Minas Gerais State University, in Brazil. In the last 10 years he has been well known by his works in paper sculpture, creating pieces that combine figurative rendering with simulated perspective, (...)

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Luci Torres - Brazil , 8 August 2007

“Carroceiros III” (Rubbish collectors) Acrylic on canvas. 50 x 70 cm. Thematic description Artist biography The artist Luci Torres was born in 1964, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has studied architecture and she is currently

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Caterina Canellis - Greece , 8 August 2007

The colors of life 2006, Painting oil, 80 x 65 cm About the painting Artist biography Caterina Canellis was born in 1945 in Athens. She grew up and was educated in Greece but before she was 20, she left and got married in Paris. There she started a late career in painting. She has followed courses in the “Ecole des Beaux-Arts” but she is mainly self-taught. During the last 20 years, the (...)

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Osório Garcia - Brazil , 8 August 2007

PEACE Description of the work Artist biography Writer and illustrator of children literature, Brazilian from Minas Gerais, dyslexic and self-made man. I live astonished in a world that I don’t understand. My literature and drawing try to translate the chaos that surrounds me. With books published by many different publishers, I overcome my personal crisis and those imposed by the virtual (...)

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Caterina Aslanidou - Greece , 7 August 2007

Fragments of nature Description of work Artist biography Caterina Aslanidou was born in 1978 in Athens, Greece. She has studied painting in the School of Arts of Athens. She followed the workshop of engraving in the Faculty of Arts in Sevilla, Spain. Since 2005, she works in the island of Chios, in Greece, as a professor of Art at the high school. She has participated in six collective (...)

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Elpida Iatrou - Greece , 3 August 2007

Τ-R-E-E-S Description of work Artist Biography Elpida Iatrou was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1974. She studied painting and sculpture at the School of Arts of Athens, where she also followed the workshops of photography, scenography and mosaic. She has displayed her work in 4 individual and various collective exhibitions in Greece. She has prepared the costumes and was responsible for the (...)

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Oscar Araripe - Brazil , 26 July 2007

Reflected Caraiva Acrylic and others on synthetic sail-cloth 60 cm x 50 cm, 2007 Description of work ; This painting shows images reflected in the water, one of the most familiar subjects of the art of painting. The canvas shows the houses of the people of Caraiva, a small village in the south of Bahia State, Brazil. "Caraíva" in tupi-guarani language means : One that eats men. These (...)

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Constance Thalken - USA , 26 July 2007

Purge #1 Statement The Environment: Common Good - Common Responsibility Artist biography Constance Thalken is a photographer and intermedia artist whose recent work incorporates video, digital technologies, and performance. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The Birmingham Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, The Bunnen (...)

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Melody Reeves - USA , 26 July 2007

Contemporary Pursuit Description of Work Artist Biography The work of Melody Reeves investigates the complex of worlds framed by our intertwining economic, social, natural and cultural spheres. She uses a wide range of materials and systems of thought, examining pivotal points of spiritual navigation through a trans-disciplinary vocabulary of assimilation, improvisation, and (...)

Art and Cultural Identity in the Construction of a Cooperative World by Hamilton FARIA, Pedro Garcia, 5 April 2007

Regional Activities - West Africa -
The Charter with background rap music, in Wolof, French and English! by Sidiki Abdoul DAFF, 13 March 2007

To help the youth taking over the Charter principles and disseminating it around them through music.

Charter Texts -
Listening to the Charter , 13 June 2006

A musical version of the Charter in English, French, and Wolof proposed by our African partners: Also, A new musical CD on responsibility, peace, governance, social right, here.

Regional Activities - Asia -
Painting Messages for the Earth, 2006 by Virtudes A. BOBIS, 16 May 2006

The Center for Positive Futures culminated its program towards promoting environmental responsibility among schoolchildren by conducting the 2nd Painting Messages for the Earth program. From rurban San Mateo and Montalban in the province of Rizal, this year’s environmental responsibility program was brought to the rural municipalities of Puerto Princesa in the island-province of Palawan and (...)

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Meetings in São Paulo Discuss Artists’ Responsibilities by Hamilton FARIA, 2 June 2005

The second meeting of “Artists Having Coffee” took place at the Pólis Institute on April 28 as part of the events of the World Network of Artists in Alliance set up in the late nineties. These meetings are attended by artists or persons involved in culture in Brazil or abroad. Following is an interview with Hamilton Faria, coordinator of the Pólis Culture Team and facilitator of the (...)

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2005: New Fields of Activities for the Charter in India by Sudha REDDY, 6 April 2005

In 2005, we have been stepping up our activities. 1. Printing and electronic communication Website: Continuation of our website with updates of fresh inputs e- group: For constant interaction with all IT-enabled people the e-group is being strengthened. On-line workshop: An on-line workshop, derived from the informal forum, is being taken up further. From the experience gathered from (...)

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Painting Messages for the Earth by Nenet ESCARTIN, 7 January 2005

Co-sponsored with the Center for Positive Futures, the Painting Messages for the Earth was undertaken with the participation of the Department of Education and the public schools in San Mateo and Montalban in Rizal, a province adjacent to Metropolitan Manila. 46 schoolchildren from fifteen schools participated in a painting and slogan contest was held March 22, 2004 in Villa Milagros, (...)


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