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28 March 2009

Refacing Africa

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Titled the Women Project, this ambitious project created by French digital artist JR, is changing the face of several African countries. The idea behind the project comes from JR’s desire to highlight the pivotal role of women in their communities. The project is an homage to the struggle and oppression experienced by women in various parts of the world. “The project allows everyone to feel concerned by their condition and connects, through art, the two different worlds” (JR). The project can be seen in Kibera, Kenya, as well as southern Sudan, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

This project pretty much speaks for itself.

 

About jepchumba

Jepchumba is an AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST and DIGITAL ENTHUSIAST who works hard to combine her two passions: Digital Media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. An African digital artist, Jepchumba loves experimenting with motion, sound and various digital effects and techniques and has an extensive background in digital art, web design and development, audio/visual production and social media strategies.