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Nuit Talks: Putting the extra-in-ordinary, 2011

JR – Paris, France / New York, USA

Nuit Talks: Putting the extra-in-ordinary, 2011
Video Installation

15 - City Hall (Council Chambers), 100 Queen Street West

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A meaningful engagement.

Step into the life, intention, journey and constantly evolving practice that is the artist, JR. With a series of short films and documentaries featuring his present and early works, 2011 Ted Prize winner JR's narratives are explored in his gallery that is the world.

"it's going to be alright..."" - JR

JR exhibits freely in the streets of the world, catching the attention of people who are typically not museum visitors. As he remains anonymous and doesn't explain his large scale full-frame portraits of people making faces, JR leaves the space for an encounter between the subject/protagonist and the passer-by/interpreter. JR's work is about raising questions…

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