TED 2011 Prize Winner Brings Humor And Optimism To Slums And Conflict Zones [Video]

TED 2011 Prize Winner Brings Humor And Optimism To Slums And Conflict Zones [Video]
Design

JR's new participatory art project allows the whole world to participate.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 4 march 2011

This year’s TED conference winner has created a global pervasive photography project that seeks to redraw the boundaries between fine art and street art. JR, a Parisian photographer, has become famous for his large-scale photo installations in which he pastes and drapes the faces of urban dwellers in various strife-ridden geographic locations.

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