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JR’s posters come full circle

JR’s posters come full circle

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Artist JR’s Inside Out Project has dispersed more than 100,000 stunning black-and-white posters all over the world, intended for groups to paste in their communities to draw attention to social injustice. Today, JR awoke to witness this amazing project, from a group at Les Bosquets in Montfermeil, a suburb of Paris. As JR explains on []

A TED Prize wish — 100,000 posters later

A TED Prize wish — 100,000 posters later

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JR’s art isn’t meant to be hung in an ornate frame in a museum or gallery. For more than a decade, the street artist has printed poster-sized photographs and pasted them on city walls to dramatic effect, always with a social point in mind. JR has pasted images of the teens living in housing projects []

Have you visited Inside Out Project lately?

Have you visited Inside Out Project lately?

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Since the Inside Out Project launched last year at TED, more than 70,000 individual photos have been shot and pasted in almost 9,000 locations around the world, sharing a vision of individual identity for the world to see. To house this astonishing collection of portraits online from around the world, Inside Out recently revamped their []

Rising Souls: Inside Out in Haiti

Rising Souls: Inside Out in Haiti

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Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti. This morning the people of Port au Prince woke up to portraits of their own – locals and members of the Haitian diaspora – plastered around the city. From Cité Soleil to Petion-Ville, over 500 images, taken by Haitian photographers and printed by JR’s []