JR is a French street artist. He also wears sunglasses at indoor conferences but again, he’s French. Oh and he’s also the winner of the TED Prize 2011 which makes him more awesome and less
French lame for wearing sunglasses at an indoor conference.
This is a very cool video about the art he is doing to create dialogue between people and insight change. He then goes on to challenege everyone to participate and girlfran you KNOW I’m up to seize any opportunity to blow up a picture of my face and paste it to a building or train or ice cream cart.
About the project:
INSIDE OUT is a large-scale participatory art project that transforms messages of personal identity into pieces of artistic work. Everyone is challenged to use black and white photographic portraits to discover, reveal and share the untold stories and images of people around the world. These digitally uploaded images will be made into posters and sent back to the project’s co-creators for them to exhibit in their own communities. People can participate as an individual or in a group; posters can be placed anywhere, from a solitary image in an office window to a wall of portraits on an abandoned building or a full stadium. These exhibitions will be documented, archived and viewable virtually.
INSIDE OUT is a collaboration between the artist JR, the TED Prize and you.
INSIDE OUT is funded by The Sapling Foundation, Social Animals and generous donations from people like you.