In 2013, I took part in Red Light Film and Art Project’s Show “Redeeming the Discarded”, a great event that benefited The Salvation Army’s ProjectFIGHT. Project FIGHT (Freeing Individuals Gripped by Human Trafficking) provides case management for victims of human trafficking found in North Carolina, and works to generate education and awareness about human trafficking in the community.
This year the event takes place September 5, 2014 from 6-10p at Cobblestone Hall in City Market (215 Wolfe St, Raleigh, NC 27601). As part of the event, there is a silent auction, with 100% of the proceeds of the auction being donated to ProjectFIGHT. Additionally, each artist is given the opportunity to display and sell works in the general gallery.
Here are some of the Slobot works that will be presented in the Silent Auction and gallery… I am contributing both 2D and 3D pieces for the event.
Orange with Gold Glitter Robotic Protector.
He has a super bright glow in the dark eye and wires to help dispel the darkness.
From the event hosts – “JUST ART is an annual event that uses art, film, and music to raise awareness of human trafficking and raise funds for Project FIGHT, the Salvation Army’s anti-human trafficking program. In 2012, JUST ART attracted nearly 400 people and raised over $4000. In 2013, JUST ART attracted nearly 600 people and raised over $11,000.
This year, we are building on this momentum and expanding into an art and music street festival. With a prime date (September 5th – First Friday) and location (City Market), JUST ART promises to be one of the most visible and hopeful events of the Fall. Our goal is to have 1,000 people in attendance and raise $15,000.”
The Slobots are always about helping people, and we feel strongly that any form of slavery is wrong. If you are in the Raleigh area on September 5, 2014, please come out and support this worthy cause.