As part of The Pixel Project’s 30 Artistes, 30 Songs, 30 Days” project in support of the Celebrity Male Role Model Pixel Reveal campaign, we talk to the artistes who have participated in the project about why they are using their music to speak out and to say NO to violence against women.
Our seventeenth featured artiste is Lisa Bell. Lisa believes that positive music can make the world a better place and she has been on a mission to inspire the listener to take heart and take action with music that is fun, fresh, upbeat and thought-provoking. For the past 12 years, Lisa has been writing and performing songs that make a difference through positive, empowering lyrics at venues across the countries and internationally. Follow Lisa on Facebook or check out her videos on YouTube.
Lisa contributed her song, “I Can Be Anything” to the “30 Artistes, 30 Songs, 30 Days” campaign in support of the Celebrity Male Role Model Pixel Reveal campaign that in benefit of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and The Pixel Project. Donate at just US$1 per pixel to reveal the mystery Celebrity Male Role Models and help raise US$1 million for the cause while raising awareness about the important role men and boys play in ending violence against women in their communities worldwide. Donations begin at just US$10 and you can donate here.
Tell us about yourself and why you decided to take part in The Pixel Project’s “30 Artistes, 30 Songs, 30 Days” project.
I believe that positive music can make the world a better place and I have been on a mission to inspire the listener to take heart and take action with music that is fun, fresh, upbeat and thought-provoking. I have been writing and performing songs that make a difference through positive and empowering lyrics at venues across the country and internationally. I am a strong advocate for women’s rights and non-violence against women.
Why is ending violence against women important to you?
We are all equal in this world and no one should suffer at the hands of others.
In your opinion how does music help in efforts to end violence against women?
The Pixel Project highlights music that is about empowering women to take back control of their lives, and advocating equality and freedom for all.
What actions can music artistes take to help end violence against women?
Artists can continue to write music that celebrates the equality of all, spread those messages throughout the world and volunteer with organizations that advocate non-violence.
The “Music For Pixels 2014” charity digital album is available from 1 April 2014 – 1 April 2015 as a companion to the “30 Artistes, 30 Songs, 30 Days” campaign. The album features a selection of 12 positive and empowering songs from the campaign by artistes including Adam Web, AHMIR, AJ Rafael, Bob Sima, Courtney Jenae, Debbie Reifer, Delaney Gibson, Ellis, Macy Kate, Mary Sholz, Pete Ahonen, and Troy Horne.
The album is the perfect and affordable gift for music lovers and for celebrating special occasions such as birthdays and Mother’s Day. It is available for download worldwide via major online music retailers including iTunes and Amazon.com. 100% of the album proceeds will benefit The Pixel Project to help keep their anti-Violence Against Women campaigns, projects, and programmes running.