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JR's TED Prize Wish: Use Art to Turn the World Inside Out

If you haven't taken the time to watch French street artist JR's 2011 "TED Prize" talk, do so now. The Inside Out project is one of the most inspiring and comprehensive examples of art-as-social-change that I've seen in a long time. And the best part? It's open to everyone. Go on people, get involved. Working anonymously, pasting his giant images on buildings, trains, bridges, the often-guerrilla artist JR forces us to see each other.
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TED 2011: Low-profile French creative JR launches global street art project

Technology / Internet : PDA: The Digital Content Blog (4 years ago)

At the TED ideas festival in California, Carole Cadwalladr hears French artist JR outline his vision for the world's biggest street art idea Can art change the world? Just possibly. Or at least it may just be able to change the way ... Read Post

JR on HBO: Inside Out Documentary Debuts

Arts / Graphic Design : UnBeige (2 years ago)

Watch French street artist JR get his TED Prize wish for a global art project in Inside Out, a fresh-from-the-Tribeca-Film-Festival documentary that debuts tonight at 9 p.m. on HBO. Director Alastair Siddons (Turn it Loose) crisscro... Read Post

TED Prize 2011 Goes to International Street Artist JR

Society & Culture : Good Blog (4 years ago)

The TED Prize 2011 goes to the international street artist JR, whose groundbreaking approach to public art is not only eye-catching, but also world changing. Although technically French, JR's work resides all over the world: on an e... Read Post

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