French street artist JR's documentary 'Paper & Glue' wins top ARCA prize

  • Arts
  • Sunday, 16 Jan 2022

Paper & Glue, the feature-length documentary that follows French artist JR as he plasters his provocative large-scale images of people in such places as the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, the US-Mexico border wall and a California supermax prison, has won the top prize at Uruguay's inaugural arts film festival, ARCA, which wrapped on Jan 14.

The prize is a bespoke sculpture by celebrated Uruguayan artist and festival host Pablo Atchugarry, valued at €60,000 (RM286,000).

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