When art is meeting the war-technology.
Originally posted on TED Blog:
This portrait of a girl tells a story larger than the massive piece of vinyl it is printed on. Unfurled in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan, « #NotABugSplat » was created by a collection of artists and activists, using TED Prize winner JR’s Inside Out campaign, to send a message to drone operators, who reportedly call their kills « bug splats » because they appear small and grainy on screen. The idea is to “create empathy and introspection amongst drone operators, » explains the project website.
Below, an image JR posted about this Inside Out project via Instagram: