Esther Heller

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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
Nobody can steal your knowledge..i know its a bit rough and needs working on but thats just one thing and thats more for children (it should be more like a comic strip with no text) but i want to show that through knowledge you could help your village also health wise, financially and help the village and country grow making a difference then i would turn off the projector and thats when words can now play a role, and ask them how they interpreted that what their thoughts were...is the education that they are getting enough what would they want to learn etc... i mean llttle children look at lego instructions which have no words and build castles here for adults i would maybe show images of how cutting trees and not regrowing them leads to less rainfall hence no harvest....howto maybe try harvest other things too maybe come up with the idea of how to make boreholes and the Reality of AIDS and unprotected sex... how them producing more children when they themselves have nothing to eat only cripples the world further and further how to spend money how to plan images could litearlly depict all this it will be pretty simple but once that willingness to learn about is created is when we can now move to sharing the knowledge with them to sharing the knowledge that they seek...i am sorry that this explanation is a bit messy but its still all thoughts and i need to sit down and properly think this through and collect my thoughts but thank you for the feedback.
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
Thank you.. and i do not misinterpret that at all thats why we have MEDCs and LEDCs there are clear reasons i dislike it when people try to talk so nice about their country when sometimes we just have to face realities and be honest and say the truth i am a biracial my Father is German(MEDC) and my Mum is Kenyan(LEDC) so i can face realities despite me bieng born in berlin i lived in kenya for most of my childhood and teenagehood and i can truly see the realities and differences in literacy rates its not offensive or anything in Kenya they are clearly lower and there are reasons for that and that is what should motivate people to change that and what my initiative is or my opinion is that people can only change and do things on their own....but i believe that we can inspire them to start bringing up their initiative on how they want to live its more about getting the people inspired and hearing their thoughts and exactly what they think once we get that we can look for solutions to make their ideas sustainable realistic, better and finally a reality, because a happy nation is one that will develop a nation built by its own people. Well, firstly i am thinking of going to a rural village and most of these villages have a central place were everybody meets up i am not even thinking about going with the craziest of gagdets. i think a projector is enough.. and then just show images like knowledge how there is someone (most probably a stick figure as i do not want to show a racial division i just want to show the basic fundemental importance of knowledge) who has great knowledge could work by showing books and thought bubbles... and then that stick figure helps in his village with sustainable methods of farming and keeps his village hungry free on an unfortunate day someone could have stolen from this character but what i want to show is that the figure continued living and still lived well as knowledge guided him because thats the one thing nobody can steal from you.
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
That's amazing but this sort of a thing needs to be set up in more rural areas because that's where most votes come from.. i mean yes the government is amazingly corrupt in Africa its no lie thats one of the main roots why Africa is still were it is today its like they always blame colonization and slavery but in my opinion what the government is doing now is still a form of colonization and slavery.. it is a form of Revolution i guess but the people should educate themselves before they go out and start tackling the real issues of the country...No violence just educated and real change....thank you for the links and thank you for the extra awareness and knowledge....
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
I know that everything can be turned into a hidden agenda and that everything can be bad if it is not monitored properly i mean when people donate it comes from a good place but when it goes to greedy pockets of corrupt politicians that's when donations turn bad. i am not talking about showing a picture of a middle class western world what about simple cartoons for children in comic strips that show the fundamental importance of going to school these comics don't even need color they can be stick people, and images of how cutting down trees leads to there being less trees and maybe showing the importance of trees.. showing methods of how to farm better... how to save money how women are important how too many children is not the right idea if you cant feed yourself.....images of starving children because their parents kept on producing in hope that they will benefit from their children but instead their children are dying infants because they were malnutrition... Images of how their vote matters in changing the nation and that a vote should not be based upon someone who just bought them a loaf of bread for a day before the elections and lets them all starve once elected... all this can be interpreted in countries..yes i know that culture plays a role but the thing is if this was culture is it culture to let children starve? is it culture to be unhappy? lack of independence is because people are not doing anything and allowing themselves to be ignored to be treated like they don't matter to be treated like dummies because the government steals right in front of their faces and the government knows that there is no potential because they have the money i am talking about images that finally lets people know that its time to do something to reach happiness... but i appreciate your opinions a lot thank you i am new to all this...i hope that i am containing myself well...
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
Yes i am not talking about bringing across propaganda, or showing biased images of other cultures its nothing to do with other people or starting a war its about images inspiring people to finally become independent and to finally React and do something and to bring that spirit to develop i just want to awaken people's senses and i do know that this idea of images has been around for ages its not like i am saying that i invented it.. i am just saying its new because this idea hasn't been used in places were could be effective.. like in rural villages in Kenya. i am just talking about inspiring people and bringing about growth because countries like Africa finally need to change it seems that it is just not moving forward its upon the people to change it i mean how long will Africa be how it is? i know that Africa does not want to be in the state it is in there is too much pain and poverty and people are unhappy i just wish that this idea of image could show people that there is a way out. i am not even talking about showing the wrong images its just about basic images of inspiration and images that ls how people how they can live a better life and how their ideas could contribute to them finally being independent of Aid and all that...its possible but the people need to wake up and do something too much speech has been used so this approach of images could finally lead to people bringing across their thoughts and ideas it lets the nation build a nation that they are happy to be in and it leads to growth... They show starving children to more developed countries and here the idea of images has lead to people spending huge amounts of money on donations but what about finally showing pictures to the other end of how to grow on their own....
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
yes i agree that there are a lot of orphaned children who do not have any parents and end up on the streets many of them don't even know why their parents or of what they died from.. so they themselves infected go on to spread the disease to others and that's how we get generations of families with Aids. i have witnessed this sort of a thing first hand, there isn't even enough information Aids surprisingly is still a very hushed up thing in particular in Africa were and i am appalled to repeat this but Men have sayings such as "how can you enjoy a banana with the peel on"... and women fall for this..i know its horrible but its true... so yes there are people who live with the tragedy of Aids but we see their tragedy on TV and their suffering but the majority live with Aids around and have no idea its there and go on spreading it more when some people are dying of Aids sometimes the children are told that they had cancer or something.. they Don't mention Aids, too much is hushed under the rug for the majority.
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
Thank you for all the great feedback, and the video by Ernesto Sirolli just inspired me more i mean i think that these images is not saying anything its not patronizing its sparking ideas into people's minds, because everybody see's different things in an image everybody interprets things differently, i just want these ideas to come out. i totally feel the same about Aid it just has to end i mean these terrible images that are sent to the western world have to stop. people in third world countries have to finally be inspired to move and change things because too many people are unhappy but they are so brainwashed into thinking that they cant do or achieve anything that's why we have corrupt leaders filling their pockets because they are leading a country that's filled with low esteemed people filled with people who have no hope, of change who only see aid and know that their leaders are stealing from them but are not doing anything about it..all the things that are happening in these countries are happening because the people are allowing it and i get it they have been inflicted with fear and i said most of them are all just so demoralized that they see no point little do they know that there is hope if they all got together and finally started working towards achieving their ideas Africa has potential its just not using it because it is filled with great ideas that are to demoralized to shine out, that's why i think that images or visualization could encourage the youth in particular to overcome this fear to inspire and to interpret and to React in the manner they want and then to inquire for the help they need and to say exactly what they want and how they plan to achieve this. Thats how development will come out, sparking people's senses its no words no commands just look, interpret and let your mind work.
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Esther Heller
Posted over 1 year ago
We can develop the world through images.
Thank you for the comments, i know that this idea will require a lot of redrafting and working on but i just think that it could work.I mean as Fritzie said there are certain signs that we directly recognize, like traffic light colors. I know that there are different cultural beliefs and literacy levels but that's the good part about images they aren't that hard to understand i mean i am thinking for example if i were to show a rural place the actual impact of AIDS wouldn't they just interpret how serious the illness really is? then there is children i think that images could give children inspiration as they start to interpret things and it will lead to them asking questions, REACTING. Jacqui thank you for that comment, yes i know that words are also a form of art but i am just thinking that there needs to be another approach to transferring knowledge to certain places. i mean i want to get the people to be curious to get the people to start asking questions to start doing to start having ideas and i think that images could really do that. And it would be a new approach. once this inspiration to know, or to interpret has been sparked in people's minds is when we can turn to speech and hear the opinions and broaden people's interpretation. i just want people in third world countries especially in rural areas to finally have some sort of awareness. For example there has always been droughts in certain areas in Kenya and the population in those areas was relative small due to this, but then there was food donations and suddenly the population in those areas grew massively but the droughts did not stop and now what do we have? starving infants and children.. that's not right..i mean even lions don't produce if they don't have access to water..these people need to be shown that this is not right they need to be shown that they cant just live off donations they need to develop and adjust and learn to live in their environment.i think images could initiate development