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JR – “Time is Now, Yalla!” in Israel / Palestine

After being honored as this years TED Prize recipient back in March, and announcing his wish to “Use art to turn the world Inside Out”, his global-participatory art project, aptly dubbed Inside Out (see video trailer here), has taken shape and gained momentum ever since. By utilizing one’s personal identity as means to share stories and unify different cultures the world over, every single person on this planet is encouraged to upload a portrait of their face to the Inside Out website, whereupon a black […]

Video / TEDTalks: JR – TED Prize Wish: Use Art to Turn the World Inside Out

Last weekend, French photographer and TED Prize winner JR gave his presentation in Los Angeles making his TED Prize wish known – to turn the world INSIDE OUT. The engaging talk revealed his plan for worldwide participation in his new project where people could use art to change the world. His wish is for everyone to stand up for what they care about and enable them by allowing them to upload images onto the INSIDE OUT website. JR will send you back the enlarged photo […]

JR Wins the 2011 TED Prize

The prolific and daring photographer/street artist JR has just been announced as the winner of the 2011 TED Prize, joining prestigious alumnus such as Bill Clinton and Bono. The TED Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional individual making a change in the world. Along with the $100,000 cash prize, the winner will unveil their “One Wish to Change the World” at the coming TED conference where the community will work on collaborative initiatives focusing on making the wish a reality. AM congratulates JR and […]
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