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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Giant Portraits in Kenya

After more than a year of planning, world class photographer JR has completed an ambitious exhibition that covers 2000 square meters of rooftops in Kiberia, Kenya.

This exhibition features a rather innovative twist: Two times a day – as a train passes the village – the eyes and faces come together to complete the image. The material used is water resistant so that the photo itself can also function to protect the fragile houses during the rainy season. To see more work by JR see below.
Village of Murals:

via PSKF

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:20 am  

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