All posts tagged “JR

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Ahead of the game

This athlete—a refugee—did not make it to the Olympics. Despite the avian grace of his dive into the sea. Despite the grandeur of his current presence as public art. The newest iteration of JR’s Inside Out Project—a global initiative to raise the visibility of otherwise… Read More

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Palimpsest souls

                A family gazes at the Statue of Liberty, a goal within grasp. Seven children, heads wrapped in cloth, arrive with scalp disease. A group of men receive “psychopathic” diagnoses. Deemed unfit for entry into the United States,… Read More

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Eye witness

            Another story at sea, but this one arrives in a state of becoming. A week ago, JR, a French photograffeur and TED Prize winner, installed a new work at the Le Havre port in France. And then it sailed… Read More