“Photographs do more than document history—they make it.” At TED University, Jonathan Klein of Getty Images showcases some of the most iconic images shared to the public, and talks about what happens when a generation sees an image so powerful it can’t look away—or back.
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. (more…)