'Women Are Heroes' Photo Art Project by JR

 - Mar 19, 2009
References: womenareheroes.be & current
This is the latest and most brilliant photo art project from the legendary French artist known as JR. His photography is as evocative as the subject matter he wishes to highlight.

The ‘Women Are Heroes’ project wishes to bring awareness to the atrocities women suffer in war-ridden countries and regions in Africa. JR takes amazing portraits in black and white, has the images blown up and plastered onto buildings, trains and walls in the public spheres. Grand and inspiring.

JR’s important work is amazing and vital not only as it brings a source of dignity and hope to the women and the cities involved, as their hideous stories are taken seriously, but also to bring awareness to these issues of discrimination in the Western part of the world.

Well done. You deserve a gold medal for your work JR.