Elephant Street art in South Africa:
To raise awareness and showcase the true beauty and power of elephants, artist Falko painted his way across South Africa to change the locals perception. He painted on shacks and buildings and walls. The result was amazing as shown below:
Sipho Mabona a paper artist decided he wanted to showcase just how great and large elephants are so he set himself a task of creating a life size origami piece of an elephant that he then used to raise £26,000 for wildlife charities.
Kids in Hong Kong take action against the Ivory Trade:
Children at various schools in Hong Kong made it their ambition to take action against the Ivory Trade. They decided to hold small protests where they made effective and artistic posters as well as producing sellable products such as cards to raise money for the project.
Elephant Parade is a social enterprise and runs the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues. Created by artists and celebrities, each Elephant Parade statue is a unique art piece. The life-size, baby elephant statues are exhibited in international cities and raise awareness for the need of elephant conservation.
Limited edition, handcrafted replicas and a select range of products are created from the exhibition elephants. 20% of Elephant Parade net profits are donated to elephant welfare and conservation projects.