O2 has commission UKSA favourite Slinkachu to generate 3 original artworks in assistance of the 20 Years of War Kid exhibition at the British Music Expertise at The O2 in London.
Slinkachu, effectively identified for his signature style of making use of models of people interacting with their actual-globe environment, has developed these bespoke urban installations to raise awareness of its 20th anniversary. All of the pieces had been created in playgrounds around London, juxtapose young children in war-torn scenarios, highlighting the injustice of kids affected by war.
Slinkachu, commented on the new pieces:
“I was more than satisfied when O2 approached me to generate some pieces for the War Child 20 year exhibition. I’ve been keen to do some thing dealing with the influence that war has on the usually voiceless victims of conflict – youngsters. My operate attributes the unheard, the unseen, forgotten and the often ignored individuals in nowadays’s globe so this project was an apparent collaboration to get involved with.”
Mark Stevenson, Head of Priority and Sponsorship, O2 says: “Our function with War Kid helps to get their message out to a wider audience. The aim of the partnership with Slinkachu is to drive talkability and buzz about the exhibition at the BME. Slinkachu’s iconic, signature art completely embodies War Child’s message that children need to not be forgot8.”
War Kid UK has changed and saved the lives of more than 800,000 young children in the world’s most war-torn countries, youngsters who would otherwise have been forgot8. From Bosnia, Chechnya and Rwanda to Afghanistan, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo, War Kid have given children the security, care, education and skills they require to construct a greater future for themselves.