IHRAF Human Rights Festival 2018

The International Human Rights Art Festival  signature event is a week-long series of art and performances at the intersection of advocacy, spirit and society. This year, the Festival comprises more than 30 events  presenting unique works which bring together beauty, sincerity, vulnerability and engagement to open a space for healing, discussion and social change.

When? November 12-18, 2018
Where? The Wild Project , 195 E. 3rd Street, Manhattan, NYC 

As the Sufis say: "Words spoken from the mouth never get past the ears; but words spoken from the heart, enter the heart." Our 100+ artists are speaking loudly and clearly from their hearts!

As you open up your heart to donate,  you will be helping us to cover artists fees, documentation needs and outreach efforts. And you are securing a seat for any event of your choice!
Festival Schedule and Artists 

To thank you for your donation, we offer:

$25  + One free ticket to any event

$50  +One free ticket to any event
            +Festival T-shirt  (unique edition, not otherwise for sale)

$100  + Four tickets for free entrance into any show(s)

$150  + Full-Festival Pass for the whole week!

$250  +Full-Festival Pass
              +Print and Signed Book by Wei Jingsheng

$1000 + Full-Festival Pass
                + Print and Signed Book by Wei Jingsheng
                + Original Art Drawing from the HR Painting  Project 

Donors giving up to $50 should email [email redacted] to reserve a seat at the show they would like to see.  Donors giving $100 may reserve four different shows, or multiple tickets for a single show.

The Festival is produced by Founder Tom Block , with the help of Layla Zami  (Assistant Producer), Alexa Jordan (Festival Administrator) and a team of volunteers.

Photo: Hair Ties performance by Movement of the People Dance Company / Joya Powell.
MPDC will perform on Sat, Nov 17th, 2018 at 6.30 pm.

Watch a brief documentary by Videojournalist Hannah Foley (NYU) about IHRAF's mission:

Donate and/or Save the dates now!
November 12-18 at The Wild Project

  • H. Gregory Tillman 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Dana Moore 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • Paula Madison 
    • $75 
    • 47 mos
  • David Winitsky 
    • $118 
    • 47 mos
  • Kerry Downey 
    • $20 
    • 47 mos
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International Human Rights Art Festival 
New York, NY