Alias has been commissioned by ONE Deutschland, a NGO fighting against poverty and diseases, to realize an art piece illustrating the motto «Healthy Mums = Healthy Children» in the frame of the «Living Proof» campaign, which aims at proving that Official Development Assistance (ODA) has been efficient over the last years. (Thank to vaccines, 99 % of polio cases have been eradicated!).
Therefore Bill Gates, which foundation works in partnership with ONE, met the gallery and Alias at the Brandenburger Tor yesterday morning so that he could sign the piece and meet the ONE young messengers Team.
The art piece which is over 2 meters high and 4 meters long now hand in Seattle (USA) in the Gates Fundation collection. It represents two famous characters of Alias, namely the african woman carrying a basket on her head and the boy holding a punctured wheel. «Healthy Mums = Healthy children» states also on the piece, above Gate’s signature.