Oil on Arches paper.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, American politician
WHY HER ? « IT CHANGES MENTALITIES BY DENOUNCING THE MECHANISMS OF DOMINATION. »
At the age of 29, on November 6, 2018, politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest female representative ever elected to the U.S. Congress. Born in the Bronx, the Democratic Congresswoman, who supported candidate Bernie Sanders in the primaries, has been noted for her public speaking skills and passionate calls to combat social and racial inequality and for her mobilization in support of the Green New Deal.
On August 18, she gave a very notable speech, highlighting the mass movement that is rising in her country "against the untenable brutality of an economy that fosters the explosive inequalities of wealth enjoyed by the few.
By Inès Longevial
Inès Longevial was born in 1990 in Agen, but lives and works in Paris. Through majestic portraits, the artist revives the colors of her childhood in the South-West of France. Women are her main inspiration. She represents them in lively and incandescent paintings, where skin colors and origins are intermingled to better emphasize their universal strength. The self-portrait constitutes a permanent research in the work of Inès Longevial: "Painting is a vector that allows one to exteriorize, an outlet where one never stops trying to understand who one is. "Her video with the dancer Léo Walk on Gainsbourg's song. Because made her a global star.
CAUSE : GOODPLANET. Recognized as being of public utility, this foundation was created by Yann Arthus-Bertrand to help preserve the planet.