I’ve written about JR before. An incredibly inventive, daring street artist, he is a native of France but has made other intimidating parts of the world his own, too. From his massive stamp on the gigantic Kenyan slum of Kibera to the favela in Rio de Janeiro above and below, JR has piloted a type of street art that is both aesthetically confrontational and functional.
He’s also done shantytowns in Phnom Penh, too. Several of the slum projects are for his “Women Heroes” project — the eyes and faces in the images are of the resilient women living in the different slums. He calls himself an “artivist:” a combination artist and activist.
What’s the point of having a normal-looking truck or door?
In New Delhi, too:
Check out more of his photos here.