March 29


"The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being, without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition."

Preamble of the WHO Constitution. 


On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the World Health Organization, in 1998, then recently founded organization ART for The World was commissioned to present The Edge of Awareness an international itinerant art exhibition in Geneva, New York, São Paulo, New Delhi and Milan.

Since then, with the help of the universal language of the arts, ART for The World's has reinforced its mission to foster education and culture as important vehicles for the defense of Human Rights and for the preservation of our Planet and its resources.

While ART for The World’s activities are temporarily postponed until the end of the state of alert, a video selection of its productions, as well of video films presented in its various projects can be viewed online on a daily basis. Simply go to Art for The World’s Facebook Page or its website to view works by the following international artists and filmmakers:
Marina Abramovic, Clemente Bicocchi, Faouzi Bensaidi, Benji Boyadgian, Sheba Chhachhi,  Fabiana de Barros & Michel Favre, Edgar Keret & Shira Geffen, Jia Zang Ke, Ange Leccia, Marta dell’Angelo & Gohar Martirosyan, Marcello Maloberti, Idirssa Oudraogo, Rosana Palazyan, Augustin Rebetez, Pipilotti Rist, Dorian Sari, Teresa Serrano, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and more.

Information on the screenings of AFTW’s most recent film production INTERDEPENDENCE, an anthology with eleven original short films by the filmmakers Faouzi Bensaidi, Ása Hjörleifsdóttir, Salomé Lamas, Bettina Oberli. Shahrbanoo Sadat, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Leon Wang, Nila Madhab Panda, Daniela Thomas, Silvio Soldini and Karin Williams  to raise awareness on the Environment and Climate Change are regularly updated on

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