J R Wins TED 2011 Prize

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J R Wins TED 2011 Prize

  1. 1. Presentation © http://mindgap.in
  2. 2. The TED prize for 2011 will go to the graffiti artist J R, who has made a name for himself by plastering downtrodden neighborhoods around the world with colossal photographs.
  3. 3. The French artist, 27, is fiercely protective of his anonymity, and identifies himself only by his initials.
  4. 4. “portraits of women” in a Rio slum.
  5. 5. “Portraits of women” in Paris in 2009, part of J R's “28 Millimeters” project, named for the wide-angle lens he uses on his subjects.
  6. 6. An installation in Cambodia.
  7. 7. An installation on the Palestinian side of Israel's security fence, Bethlehem, March 2007.
  8. 8. Kibera, Nairobi, January 2009.
  9. 9. Kibera, Nairobi, January 2009.
  10. 10. Kibera, Nairobi, January 2009.
  11. 11. Kibera, Nairobi, January 2009.
  12. 12. Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 2009.

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