We All Come From Somewhere Else

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Earlier this year, I shared a story on street artist JR’s documentary on Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Last week, the peripatetic French artist created this enormous installation on Franklin Street in Tribeca NYC. The piece, titled “Unframed, Ellis Island”, is 95-feet tall and is based on a blow-up of an image of immigrants entering the U.S. in 1908. The time-lapse video below shows how it was done.

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