Altruistic Art

Developing countries show their creative sides
Implications - The term "developing country" is associated with a lower quality of life. Though social issues have yet to be fully solved, focusing on them can be problematic. Instead, nations like Africa are gaining recognition for their art and design in an attempt to shine a more positive light on their culture, while simultaneously boosting the economy.
SCORE: 6.7
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 15,205 Total Clicks Feb 14 - Jun 14
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Sun Goddess Portraits - Sundust by Sara Golish is an Art Series Made for Summer
SCORE: 9.2
This Month and Viral 8,522 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 14
Sun Goddess Portraits
Sundust by Sara Golish is an Art Series Made for Summer
Although it might be more appropriate to pay homage to sun goddesses during times of rain and snow, Sundust by Sara Golish, a visual artist based in Toronto, Canada, is a series also appropriate for... [More]
Culturally Infused Knitwear - This African Knitwear Breathes Life Through Design
SCORE: 8.3
This Quarter and Hot 3,039 Clicks Pub: May 19, 14
Culturally Infused Knitwear
This African Knitwear Breathes Life Through Design
Given how hot it is in Africa at all times, you would think that the idea of African knitwear would be a strange one. As soon as you see the clothing, you’ll understand that it’s not... [More]
Bohemian Bike Baskets - This Line of Handwoven Bike Basket is Personal and Hippie
SCORE: 7.4
This Quarter and Warm 1,261 Clicks Pub: May 26, 14
Bohemian Bike Baskets
This Line of Handwoven Bike Basket is Personal and Hippie
With most of us owning bikes and using them as a form of transport to work, shop or just go hangout with friends, it’s about time we treat ourselves to a handwoven bike basket that looks hip and... [More]
All-Floral Fabric Collections - The Skinny laMinx Paradise is Here Set Features Leaf Patterns and
SCORE: 5.8
This Quarter and Warm 1,330 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 14
All-Floral Fabric Collections
The Skinny laMinx Paradise is Here Set Features Leaf Patterns and
The Skinny laMinx Paradise is Here collection was put together by the South African artist after a trip taken to Tokyo. Otherwise known as Heather Moore, the designer was inspired by the many plants... [More]
Everyday South African Snapshots - The Kent Andreasen Silicone Summer Photos Feature Daily Life
SCORE: 5
This Quarter and Mild 690 Clicks Pub: May 13, 14
Everyday South African Snapshots
The Kent Andreasen Silicone Summer Photos Feature Daily Life
The Kent Andreasen Silicone Summer series depicts everyday life in South Africa. While akin photographers often focus on unique events and shows, Andreasen proves that the ordinary is actually quite... [More]
Communal Jewelry Companies - African Jewelry is a Creative Way to Restore a Weary Community
SCORE: 3.3
This Year and Untested 363 Clicks Pub: Feb 25, 14
Communal Jewelry Companies
African Jewelry is a Creative Way to Restore a Weary Community
African jewelry made in Ethiopia is a wonderful way to empower women and restore the HIV affected region. While farmers till the fields, this community harvests artillery shells and re-purposes the... [More]