Sing for Hope

Music serves to inspire and to unite. What better city to see the effects of this phenomenon than in the diverse, populous city of New York? Fostering unity and collaboration in a diverse community was the driving force behind the creation of Sing for Hope, a non-profit organization started in New York in 2006. Created […]

Seeing With New Eyes

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust Somebody sent me this quote the other day, and in the moment  I currently find myself (in a way “discovering new landscapes”), this quote takes on a special meaning. What do we see when we look? Or better yet, what […]

We Transform

The project “A Gente Transforma,” (We Transform) created by architect Marcelo Rosenbaum, uses design as an inclusion tool to showcase Brazilian handicrafts within the worldwide design market. The idea is to create sustainability and to restore Brazilian art values, popular culture and self-esteem of communities commonly forgotten. Within this profile, the project selected 2 communities. The first […]

Changing through Art

How to expect a child’s development to be the same given the many different circumstances around the world? How to expect a child that lives in a situation of extreme poverty, hunger, or with no place to live due to a natural disaster or a conflict could have proper learning abilities? The answer is: through art! […]