JR’s Street Art Covers a Favela In Rio

JR’s Street Art Covers a Favela In Rio
Design
Dan Gould
  • 18 august 2008

French photographer and street artist JR has produced another awe inspiring public art project in Rio. Known for his massive scale black and white portraits, JR recently covered a hill side shanty town with his trademark imagery. The photos make the houses almost seem alive with the intricate emotional details of his subject’s faces popping out. This latest project is part of a series called “Women Are Heros”.

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