"Dancing upon Injustice" Be RED - UNSA Collaboration
For the Be RED – UNSA collaboration raising awareness on World Aids Day and raising funds for the Global Fund. Check out our page to view all the pieces and for ways to donate to this important cause: www.facebook.com/beredunsa
My piece is inspired by a photo of a pregnant ballerina. It is an image of beauty but also hope and quiet joy. Women should be able to enjoy the process of having a baby, free from fear, and instead full of hope and expectation. The “Getting to Zero” campaign is helping realise this, as mother to child HIV transmissions are getting closer to zero. As I created this I also had in mind a song that talks about “dancing upon injustice.” A beautiful, hopeful image. I used aged and distressed textures on the cake tiers to relate to the harshness of the disease. The bottom tier is covered in distressed and painted wafer paper. The top tier is fondant with an aged crackle effect. The woman is gumpaste painted with vodka and petal dust. The red flowers and skirt are made from rice paper.
Thank you so much for looking! This is my first ever collaboration and I feel so honoured to have been part of it with so many incredible artists <3
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