We’re proud to see the work of CSM alumnus Alan ‘Charming’ Baker on stage at the global summit and featured in the Evening Standard.
You may have seen the posters and the reports about this summit which, for obvious reasons, we all wish didn’t have to happen, a high profile is pretty much guaranteed when it’s co-chaired by Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Louise Jury, Chief Arts Correspondent for the Evening Standard reports:
A giant sculpture of an upside-down toy aeroplane by London artist Charming Baker is to take centre-stage at this week’s global summit to end sexual violence in conflict. Love’s Revolution, which is eight metres long and six metres wide, has been installed three metres off the floor at the ExCeL Centre in Docklands, where the summit is to take place.
It is intended to offer a visual representation of “the fear and powerlessness of victims of war”, and is being presented along with a second work by Baker, Faith’s Leap, featuring casts of a girl wearing a mask.