WASH Campaign

The Wash Campaign 2016 of the Vanuatu Wash Sector is a complete cross media campaign about Water Sanitation and Hygiene for which I have designed many useful objects (no paper waste, no plastic) to be distributed all over the country. The Music which is shared for free is by Confliction, filmed and edited by Nickyatu Kuautonga and produced by Matthew Hardwick. The Website was put together by Hunter Sizemore who also coordinated over all public presentation.

This campaign was funded by Unicef, coordinated by Adra in collaboration with Ministry of Land & Natural Resources, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, National Advisory Board. With the support and work of Croix Rouge française du Vanuatu, Save the Children, World Vision, Red Cross, Oxfam, Live and Learn.

video here


music band Confliction here



dvd cover here





cloth bags


tea towels




hygiene poster for girls


School note books






The Unicef Rispekt (Respect) campaign started out with a survey that shows teenagers in schools in Vanuatu are experiencing bullying and disrespect in different forms and Unicef wanted to made a pilot action for the Ministry of Education. This could only be possible with the help of a designer (me:-), a musician (Stan and the Earth force), film makers (Tim Martin and Matthew Hardwick and big team from Further Arts) and a printer (Classic Printers) + a lot of energy ! In one month only we put up this whole campaign, it was a great experience !


So first we had to find a tagline and found this very simple phrase that is endless and shows we are all inter-connected and responsible in this wheel of behaviour : “Mi Rispektem Yu Rispektem Mi Rispektem Yu…”.

On the t-shirts it also serves as a shield. So the t-shirts were designed printed & distributed to the teenagers and fieldworkers.


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with Jean Choi, our super talented Unicef coordinator who made it happen !


Then we started a few graffiti workshops in two schools in Ulei (rural north Efate) and centre Port-Vila



There were also smaller screens to spray on walls. This one says “Rispekt hemi stamba tinktink blong yumi evriwan” “Respect is the grassroot of our way of thinking”. This phrase was chosen to go to the walls of the dining rooms.


Official launching with big men from the Government, Ministry of Education, School Boards and Joemela Simeon from Unicef Office.

In the meantime, Stan and the Earth force together with Tim and Matt and a big crew from Further Arts were shooting editing creating music and sharing all of this in a special van all over the island.


the music video is here :


the stories are here :

Boys drinking :

Girls fighting :

Lifting up Respect :


And to complete this experience and make it last longer, from these videos, I designed two “comics” and a poster printed on a newspaper you can easily tear apart and put on a wall. Each comic ends with a blank bubble that allows kids to end the story however they want. A tool the teachers and social workers can use to discuss the problems and find solutions.


Design : littlebylittle, designer of the Alliance française de Port-Vila

Ambrym 1913-2013

Illustration for the exhibition poster and t-shirt by littlebylitle.


Making of the t-shirt at Vila Handprint

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AMBRYM 1913-2013

Between December 6th and December 13th, Ambrym was the theatre of one of the largest volcanic explosions in these islands in the last 400 years.

The eruption of December 7th devastated the western part of the island and blew up the new hospital at Dip Point.
This catastrophe made a great many victims.
The destruction of the villages around Dip Point and the ashes and unbreathable air in most of Ambrym’s villages brought about a massive population displacement (around 3000 people) to the neighbouring islands of Malekula, Pentecost and Paama.

Written accounts by witnesses of the time, Maurice Frater and Robert James Fletcher, and the story told by a local Ambrym chief, Willie Bongmatur, give us a better understanding of the amplitude of the catastrophe. A section of the exhibition will present some documents and photos of the time of the eruption. This memorable natural event is now part of the common history of Vanuatu.

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The Fondation Bastien Gallery has chosen to open its doors with an exhibition commemorating the event.
A complement to the exhibition actually at the Vanuatu National Museum, it will allow the public to see various facets of this extraordinary phenomenon and the recollections of those who lived through it.

The originality of the exhibition is that it mixes artists and scientists.

The artists have chosen to work on the memory, each representing in their own way the incredible vision of the island on fire, the solidarity the event gave rise to, our fears and our fascination for the giants that are the volcanoes.
A group of artists from New Caledonia are also participating in this project.

Here a painting by Vanuatu Artist Juliette Pita :


The Geohazards division of the Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards Department is also participating in the exhibition and will give the essential scientific information necessary to the understanding of the volcanic geodynamics of the Vanuatu islands, and in particular of the island of Ambrym.
A series of posters explaining the different types of volcanism in Vanuatu and the particularities of each of its volcanoes, will allow the public to understand the complexity and originality of Vanuatu’s volcanoes.

The exhibition will be open to the public from December 7th to December 24th (from 10 am to 5 pm every day except Sunday)

December 13th at 5:30 pm a BBC documentary “Supervolcano” will be shown.

On December 20th at 5:30 pm, a conference by Sylvain Todman (Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards Department) on “the Origins and Consequences of the eruption at Dip Point in 1913” will attempt to answer questions such as : what were the causes ? catastrophic scenario ? recurrent eruption ? what are the consequences for the local population in their day to day lives ? if this sort of eruption took place today how would it be dealt with ?
The film “Lon Marum” by Soraya Hosni, will be shown during the whole time of the exhibition.