ART – Refugee Advice Centre’s 2013 Human Rights Art Prize Auction


The Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre (HKRAC) announced the winners of the first HK Human Rights Art Prize at a charity auction this month. The Sundaram Tagore Gallery hosted the one-off packed event which recognised the role of art in society to raise awareness and defend human rights. Young emerging artists showcased their work raising HK$230,000 for advocacy programmes supporting refugees around the city.

More photos on the HKRAC blog or click here to view the artworks and the winners. Donate to HKRAC here, or visit their Facebook page here.

Click here for more on the event from John Carney at the SCMP. See photos of the shameful conditions HK imposes on the city’s most vulnerable people in blog posts here and here.

Below are donation links for the four main refugee charities in Hong Kong…

    

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