No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
No Shame No Silence
The original inspiration for the No Shame No Silence emblem was created during a walk through the beautiful Lake Papaitonga Reserve in Horowhenua.
No Shame No Silence
Untitled Woman with her Children. Produced in collaboration with The Backbone Collective's survivor network. This piece shares real experiences of women and their children within the family court system of New Zealand. Collectively, they are faceless, nameless and vulnerable.
Untitled Woman. Created in collaboration with the Backbone Collective's survivor network.
Untitled Woman and her Children (close up). The child is cloaked in a tiny korowai for protection. The korowai was woven using modern materials and traditional practice.
Untitled Woman and her Children. This piece went to Parliament, representing women and children who were silenced by the family court system of New Zealand.
Process image of a piece of artwork for No Shame No Silence. The process used at early 20th century proof press and traditional wooden block lettering.
No Shame No Silence
Under Reported. This wall was built using an early 20th century proofing press in Foxton. It showcases headlines submitted by survivors of family violence and abuse by the family court system of New Zealand.
Mai I te Pō ki te Ao Mārama. The colour changing neon light, designed by Lemonface Design talks about grief and healing in the form of the Kawakawa leaf. The light is surrounded by work driven by Youth Project Coordinator Kirby Simmons involving youth from all over Horowhenua.
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'Too Many', Vinyl. Each Kawakawa heart represented one woman or child who have used Women's Refuge within the Horowhenua district.

No Shame No Silence

Lemonface Design along with a group of passionate individuals with a diverse skill base made this family art exhibition a reality in Horowhenua in November 2018. The work received publicity in print and TV. The exhibition focused on raising awareness, cultivating conversation and stimulating change around the issues of domestic violence and the treatment of survivors within the New Zealand Family Court system.

The 6 week long exhibition finished with a trip to Parliament to deliver an artwork 'Untitled Woman and her Children' along with a petition from members of the Backbone Collective asking for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Family Court system. The exhibition raised over $5,000 for the Backbone Collective and Women's Refuge.

Lemonface Design also put original artwork into this exhibition. You can find out more at www.noshamenosilence.co.nz

You can also read more about this study in our No Shame No Silence case study.