WeTransfer Marks Back to School with Initiatives for Inspiring Students and by Showcasing Unique Creative Schools

This Summer, WeTransfer is sending six creative students from around the world on six fully-paid surprise trips to somewhere in the world they’ve never been. The trips, organized in collaboration with The Jaunt – a project that wants to create opportunities and possibilities for artists – aim to spark new ideas by pushing the students out of their comfort zones. During the trip, each artist keeps a travel blog to document the discoveries they come across. This way everyone will be kept up to date with the travels and adventures…

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WeTransfer shows never-before-seen artworks from Nelson Mandela

To celebrate the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, WeTransfer presents an exclusive exhibition of his artwork. In the years after Nelson Mandela stepped down as South Africa’s president, he decided to step out of his comfort zone and turn some of his memories into artwork. From 2002 to 2003, using charcoal and pastels, he created drawings of Robben Island and Qunu – the village where he was born and laid to rest. WeTransfer and The House of Mandela Art are now looking to showcase this side of him that has…

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WeTransfer celebrates female creativity in Iran

This week, WeTransfer launched projects spotlighting three innovative Iranian female creatives, offering distinct and nuanced perspectives on a country whose artistic legacy, political history, and gender dynamics are a hot button issue in global debate. These projects include: Sounds of Tehran: A 9-minute experimental documentary portraying the sounds and stories of Nesa Azadikhah, one of Tehran’s most in-demand female electronic musicians. A Tehran-based DJ, music producer, composer, sound artist, and musician, Azadikhah also owns the label Deep House Tehran. The documentary is commissioned by WeTransfer and created by production company…

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WeTransfer Forms ‘Union of Concerned Photographers’

WeTransfer has announced the launch of the Union of Concerned Photographers, an international collective, kicking off with a presentation of work by leading environmental photographers whose work focuses on documenting and responding to the devastating effects of climate change. To raise awareness of these crucial issues, WeTransfer will present the initial projects by Ami Vitale (US), Luca Locatelli (IT), Frans Lanting (NL), Mandy Barker (UK), and Joel Redman (ZA) to its more than 40 million active monthly users, and encourage photographers and likeminded creatives to join the UCP by submitting…

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WeTransfer celebrates Pride with amazing work from LGBTQ+ communities around the world

In the series Through the Prism of Pride, WeTransfer explores the power that creative expression has to encourage change, understanding and acceptance in LGBTQ+ communities around the world. Today, WeTransfer celebrates Pride by presenting the series Through the Prism of Pride. The company will showcase five creative projects on WePresent, WeTransfer’s editorial platform. Each continent is represented by a project, to show that although pride is about the same fight, the challenges communities face can be different in various locations. “It’s been brilliant to see the various ways these artists…

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