13 unique artists were brought together to design t-shirts in support of immigrant workers affected by World Cup 2022 Preparations
The 2022 World Cup has kicked off nearly a week. To prepare for the biggest sporting event on the planet, the host country Qatar has mobilized thousands of workers, including immigrants. In light of reports of government mistreatment of migrant workers or of the LGBTQ+ community, Amnesty International recently decided to launch a support campaign specifically for migrant workers. for the 2022 World Cup. As part of the campaign, the organization has partnered with exhibition company Hen's Teeth to launch an exclusive collection of jerseys with the aim of raising funds globally.
The collection includes 12 jerseys and 1 tailor-made scarf. 13 prominent designers and illustrators from all over the world participated in this project. In order to increase the representation of each country participating in the project as well as the 2022 World Cup, each artist will recreate the jersey of the national team where they live, with the shirt used as a canvas. Finally, the designs will be completed by Irish illustrator Gav Connell. The shirt for sale will also be displayed with the artist's information.
Greg Spring, founder and creative director of Hen's Teeth, said: "The World Cup is one of the few events that really brings people together in a positive way, but we can't ignore the sides. evening of this year's event, especially during the preparations in Qatar. So, this is the right time to launch a meaningful campaign like this with the participation of beloved artists around the world. We always hope to raise the necessary funds for Amnesty's campaign to support affected migrant workers."
All profits from the collection will be donated to Amnesty International. The collection will officially be on sale from December 3 to December 17, 2022 on the Hen's Teeth website, but currently, global customers can pre-order the product. 12 shirts are auctioned for 60.98 euros (more than 1.5 million VND), scarves will cost 28.46 euros (more than 700 thousand VND).