Street Artist J R Wins the TED Prize. The hills have eyes in this installation in a Brazilian favela. It's part of a larger JR project called "Women Are Heroes," with other works in Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Liberia, and elsewhere.
Rio de Janeiro's mountainside favelas are as iconic as some of the city's famous landmarks – but offer a completely different perspective to the main tourist sites. Formerly dangerous no-go areas, many are now safe and open, welcoming visitors on favela tours and music nights at bars held within the communities