Gallery: Powerful portraits of people who’ve been overlooked — ideas.ted.com

In these bold, black-and-white images, unrecognized people from many countries get a chance to be seen, thanks to the work of French photographer and artist JR. In 2004, French artist JR found an abandoned camera on the Paris metro. Ever since, he’s been taking black-and-white portraits of people and pasting these oversized images on walls,…

via Gallery: Powerful portraits of people who’ve been overlooked — ideas.ted.com

An in-depth look into what’s happened since 2011 when the Ted Prize winning artist, JR,  launched his Inside Out project, which is truly Photography for Change.