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Women are heroes

Posted in art, photography by welcomebemymuse on April 16, 2010

French photographer and artist J.R. pays tribute to women in his work “WOMEN ARE HEROES” with highlighting their dignity when he puts portraits of their emotional facial expressions up on walls, trains, cars, trucks and roofs of their villages all over the world. He is always working with a 28mm lens, which makes him get as close to the person as possible he makes old women become models for a day in Brazilian favelas, in Africa, Cambodia and India. J.R. gave a promise to the women: to take their stories on a journey around the world – so he exhibited the pictures in Brussels (March 2008) and London and Paris (2009)…  With his artwork popping up like a wildflower, let’s hope that there will be more all over the place…

check http://www.womenareheroes.be/ !

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