Unframed – JR at Ellis Island
- Caroline Kurze
French artist JR is currently working on a new piece in Ellis Island’s historic south side buildings as part of an upcoming exhibition entitled ‘Unframed – Ellis Island’ that will be shown on public tours organized by Save Ellis Island in October.
The artist applies life size historic photographs of Ellis Island immigrants on 16 or more selected interior walls on the south side of Ellis Island. With the project JR aims to evoke a sense of time and place by raising awareness for the human lives that were touched by their time at Ellis Island. For more check JR’s Instagram and buy your ticket to the tour here.