The fight against gender-based violence is at the core of the collaboration between NABA and Real Time. The initiative includes the creation of an artwork by students of Design and Visual Arts Areas. Here is the sign of a concrete commitment in the run-up of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, celebrated all over the world on November 25.
NABA students' artwork against gender-based violence
Wax and clay, ductile materials strongly and delicately shaped: the series of small sculptures by NABA students is a true "archive of gestures of courage". It shows the undertone, complexity and power of the battle against gender-based violence. Unveiled on November 23 at the NABA campus in Milan, the work is by Sade Ekwedike, Ottavia Ferraris, Aldo Mucciarone and Aurora Possenti (Design Area students), as well as Rebecca Momoli and Saverio Stoll (Visual Arts Area students). The artist and NABA lecturer Marco Bongiorni supervised its creation. The piece will be donated to the Portici anti-violence centre dedicated to Teresa Buonocore, which will be inaugurated on November 25.
The event at NABA and the documentary on Real Time
Such an artwork emphasises the importance of our actions. It helps us to remember that courage is not only in the books of heroes but also in our hands. Alessandra Cuevas attended the unveiling event. Her story and that of her mother Teresa Buonocore - killed for reporting the abuse suffered by her daughter - inspired the students' work. Furthermore, they are narrated in "Alessandra - Il coraggio di una figlia", presented at NABA on November 23. The documentary is on air on Thursday, November 24, at 9:20 PM, on Real Time (streaming on discovery+).