Austin, Texas —Artists & Activists for Animal Rights proudly announces the addition of Helen Barker's powerful artwork, "I Am A Pig!" to its esteemed Animal Rights Art Gallery. This thought-provoking piece, part of Barker's "Cuts" series, employs a unique medium—white pencil on black card. Each section of the artwork is accompanied by descriptions highlighting the intelligence, sentience, and remarkable qualities of pigs.
In "I Am A Pig!" Helen Barker sheds light on the intricate lives of pigs, emphasizing their complex family bonds, compassion, forgiveness, joy, unique personalities, and sociable nature. The piece challenges societal perceptions and invites viewers to reconsider their relationship with these sentient beings who share our planet.
Helen Barker, a lifelong creative and vegan since 1996, has been using art as a form of activism since 2016. Through illustration, painting, sculpture, and writing, she seeks to initiate a dialogue about speciesist views and advocate for the rights of non-human animals. Barker's work extends beyond animal rights, addressing broader social justice issues and advocating for the liberation of all beings.
To explore more of Helen Barker's work, visit her website at www.helenbarkerart.co.uk or connect with her on social media:
About Artists & Activists for Animal Rights: Artists & Activists for Animal Rights is dedicated to using art, photography, music, poetry, and film as catalysts for positive change. The organization aims to challenge societal norms and reshape perceptions of animals through various creative mediums. The online platform features distinct rooms, each dedicated to facets of the mission, including art galleries, a music room, a viewing room, a poetry nook, and insightful blogs.
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