KIBERA SMILES AGAIN
Kenya | 2009
Kenya's Kibera slum hit the world's headlines when the man behind it's artistic makeover, French artist JR, was announced the winner of the 2011 TED Prize.
Located on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, Kibera is one of Africa's largest slums, measuring approximately 2.5 square kilometers. It houses nearly 1 million people in inadequate 'houses'. The one room shelters are made out of mud...