“Déplacé.e.s” by JR @ Mugombwa, Rwanda

"Déplacé.e.s, Rwanda" by JR

“Déplacé.e.s, Rwanda” by JR

Title: Déplacé.e.s
Location: Mugombwa, Rwanda
Artist: JR (France)
Year: 2022

Following his installation of five-year-old refugee Valeriia in Ukraine, JR continued to draw attention to the struggles refugee children face around the world. In May of 2022, he visited the Mugombwa refugee camp in Rwanda by the border of Burundi where thousands of people live having fled their homes in the Congo. JR photographed an eight-year-old boy named Thierry living in the camp and printed his smiling and running image on a 45-meter-long tarp, just as he had done with Valeriia…
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