Gates Foundation Collaborates With Artists To Raise Vaccine Awareness
Wall Street Journal: At the Gates Foundation, Artists Support Vaccine Effort
“Brazilian artist Vik Muniz turned to an unusual building block to create his latest work: liver cells infected with a smallpox vaccine virus. … The piece is a part of ‘The Art of Saving a Life’ project, launch[ed Wednesday] from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in collaboration with more than 30 artists … Each artwork, using different methods and media, is meant to bring awareness to the importance of vaccines throughout the course of history. … Dr. Orin Levine, director of the vaccine-delivery program at the Gates Foundation, talked with Speakeasy about Ebola, the vaccine backlash, and the intersection of science and art…” (Kawakami, 1/7).