JR has been busy lately with his "Inside Out" project. Somehow in-between taking over the advertising screens in Times Square, prepping for the premier of his Inside Out documentary on HBO, and readying his upcoming gallery show with JosĂ© Parlá, JR made his way to upstate New York to plaster some art on a wall at Rikers Island Prison. 

Using a photo of the eye of an 18-year-old inmate in the familiar style that has become his signature throughout the project, JR put the picture high up on a wall looking left, explaining that it was per the subject's request: "life in jail is all about watching your back."

The artist also put photos inside the prison creating a sort of photographic panopticon, the feeling that someone is always watching even when they're not.

[via Hypebeast]

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