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DACS Third Exhibition: Reclaim

DACS Third Exhibition: Reclaim

DACS is back this year with another exhibition entitled: Reclaim. A collective that unites creatives from all around the Word to shake their skills and raise awareness against child trafficking. Reclaim is based around the story of a girl named Mint. Mint is a former trafficking victim and a current employee of our friends at The Blind Project in their Biographe Lab in Bangkok, Thailand. We've shared Mint's story to provide personal insight into her experiences and hopefully inspire you to share her story with your friends and family. For more information about Dacs, you can visit , follow them on Twitter @dacsunited. Rob Shields All Rights to DACS Ricardo Juarez All Rights to DACS Sara Blake All Rights to DACS Soemone All Rights to DACS Corrine Reid All Rights to DACS John Mark Herskind All Rights to DACS Diego L. Rodriguez All Rights to DACS Alexis Marcou All Rights to DACS Emma Leonard All Rights to DACS Tarin Yuangtrakul All Rights to DACS Chris Valentine All Rights to DACS Tarin Yuangtrakul All Rights to DACS Rik Oostenbroek All Rights to DACS Wojciech Pijecki All Rights to DACS Mart Biemans All Rights to DACS Nathan Walker All Rights to DACS Gaétan Weltzer All Rights to DACS Sonya Fu All Rights to DACS Kseniya Lvova All Rights to DACS Giga Kobidze All Rights to DACS

"Episodes" Art Exhibition

After a year in the making, Designers Against Child Slavery is proud to announce the release of its second exhibition entitled, "Episodes". Over the past 12 months, artists from around the world were challenged to create pieces of art based on the journey of a sex trafficking victim. DACS categorized this journey into three episodes: Coercion, Enslavement, and Restoration. Each artist was asked to illustrate one of the three episodes. The end result was a beautiful body of work that flows in chronological order, taking you on a journey through the eyes of a trafficking victim. DACS believes that art is a very powerful form of communication. Artists down through the ages have used various forms of art to send messages to the public. So today's digital artists and Illustrators take their place in a long line of outspoken citizens of the world. Designers Against Child Slavery calls artists from all over the world to use their talents in order to give a voice to the voiceless. For more info about the exhibition visit!exhibitions Niklas Lundburg Grzegorz Domaradzki David Delin Rob Shields Nathan Walker Bram Vanhaeren Tarin Yuangtrakul Francois Leroy Alexis Marcou Francois Leroy Michal Dziekan Cris Vector Richardo Juarez Ars Thanea Mart Biemans Carole Wilmet

Dacs United 2011

About a year ago, we've featured an exhibition called 'Exposé' from Dacs. It's a design collective that enables creatives from all over the world to rise up against the sex trade. This year, they're back with a new exhibition 'Episodes' and calling designers to join their network for the next exhibition happening in late June. We are a group of artists with a passion for making a difference in our world. We leverage our unique gifts and styles to produce artwork, to raise awareness of the injustice of sex trafficking and inspiring others to use their talents to impact the world around us. Dacs is the vision of John Mark Herskind, a young talented designer from South Carolina, US. You can check his work on , follow his work on or follow him on Twitter @jmherskind . About DACS We want to see how effective artists can be when they start breaking the boundaries of culture, race, religion, and backgrounds to unite for a just cause, and use their unique styles and talents to give a voice to the voiceless. Not to mention that all the submissions will be judged by Jennifer Cirpici from and Richard Roberts from For more information about Dacs, you can visit , follow them on Twitter @dacsunited or follow them on Tumblr . Exposé 2010 Video Exposé from Designers Against Child Slavery on Vimeo. Exposé 2010 in Pictures by Sarah Blake by Richard Roberts by Carole Wilmet by Man-Tsun by Nathan Walker by Andries Pries by Cait Maloney by Yee Von Chan Information about the next exhibit 'Episodes' This exhibition is all about telling the story of a trafficking victim, through our art work. So we will be literally illustrating the "Episodes" of a victims story. Deadline for Entries: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 Submission details: Image Size: 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm Color Mode: CMYK Resolution: 300 dpi