The global COVID-19 pandemic and a new hydroelectric dam on the Omo river have heightened food and water insecurity amongst the tribes of Ethiopia’s Omo Valley. We are seeking $130,000 in funding to provide food and a sustainable, solar-powered irrigation system to the tribe.
Fight COVID-19 Starvation
Miyamoto Relief and Wild Philanthropy present an online auction benefiting the Kara Tribe of the Omo Valley. Food shortages and starvation began affecting the previously self-sufficient tribe in early December. Inspired by their plight, Anish Kapoor has generously donated 30 prints which are now available at auction. All funds raised will go to food and a sustainable irrigation system for the tribe.
Polymer gravure type etching on French BFK Rives naturel 280 gsm paper 33 x 40 cm
Sir Anish Kapoor CBE, RA is a world renowned British Indian sculptor specializing in installation art and conceptual art. Anish recently visited the Omo Valley of Ethiopia where he witnessed first-hand the hardships faced by the local tribal communities due to increased food and water insecurities. Inspired by their plight, he has generously donated 30 prints to be sold at auction.