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Transforming a wall into a conversation piece: Indigenous wall art in ‘As They Pass By - Walls of Connection’   The project 'AS THEY PASS BY - Walls of Connection' pays homage to four different indigenous cultures in four Latin American cities. Even though 50% of the world’s indigenous people live in urban areas, it is hard for indigenous communities to maintain their cultural identity and honour their cultural heritage in the cities.   This project is about culturally empowering urban indigenous peoples. By creating four murals with a different indigenous groups, the project will transform urban spaces. The murals will increase visibility, promote understanding and showcase...

For the beginning of 2017, the Jimmy Nelson Foundation also launched a new call. This time for musicians in particular, the competition ‘Jimmy’s Jukebox’ was created to find the new Foundation’s theme song. In the search for ‘Jimmy’s Jingle’, the Jimmy Nelson Foundation invited musicians and songwriters from all over the world, to send in their work and share their cultural experiences through the art of music. The Foundation challenged talented artists to come up with a composition of their own making and to use traditional music instruments in their works.   We were delighted to see the creative and diverse turn-up for the music competition...