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Pictures for Purpose are back, this time in support of Ukraine

By 11th March 2022No Comments

The art organisation is back in it’s third iteration with work from Contemporary Heroines Rineke Dijkstra, Awoiska van der Molen and Yushi Li

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Picture for Purpose are raising funds via print sales. The art organisation is back for a third time and features top women in photography including Heroines Rineke Dijkstra, Awoiska van der Molen and Yushi Li.

 The Foundation, which launched in 2020, generates financial support and awareness for urgent causes through the medium of photography.

A.V. Fomin Botanical Garden, Kiev, Oekraïne, 21 mei 2006 © Rineke Dijkstra

Running from 10 March – 24 March, the latest edition of Pictures for Purpose supports World Central Kitchen, a charity devoted to providing fresh meals in the wake of humanitarian, climate, and community crises.

As with previous editions of the fundraiser, participating artists can opt to receive 25% of the proceeds from the sale of their prints. For its third edition, this model is a potentially valuable lifeline for those artists directly affected by the events in Ukraine, including participating Ukrainian artists Daria Svertilova, Julie Poly and Synchrodogs.

Untitled © Awoiska van der Molen

Untitled, 2022 © Yushi Li


All prints cost €125 and are available in an open edition for two weeks. They are unsigned and printed by Amsterdam-based organisation Fotolab on 20 x 30 cm paper, with a variable printed area depending on the aspect ratio of the photograph in question.

Head to Print for Purpose to buy a print and support World Central Kitchen.

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