Inside Out - 11M

  • Miami artists Juan Gomez (his artist name is Budda Funk), on ladder, and Karen Carvajal use a non-invasive temporary glue to affix a 3-by-4-foot photo to the south side of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. They are among the volunteers for 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. Its website states: "Inside Out /11M is a nationwide action aimed at creating a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike." Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • 'Inside Out/11M' volunteer Luis Gomez pulls out a just-printed 3-by-4-foot photo of fellow volunteer, Kareem Piper (standing left) on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Created by French artist JR, the project's photo truck has a camera that takes portraits of people and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version of the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Friends and art project volunteers Lazaro Diaz, left; Juan Gomez; Justin Hamel of Miami; and Kareem Piper -- all live in Miami and are artists -- pose near portraits taken for the project, called 'Inside Out/11M,' on Friday Aug. 30, 2013. The 3-by-4-foot photos are part of an artwork in progress on the side of the Freedom Tower. Created by French artist JR, the project takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version of the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Justin (Chef Jah) Hamel of Miam, left, helps smooth out a 3-by-4-foot photo that is part of an artwork in progress on the side of the Freedom Tower on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Hamel was among the volunteers for 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. Its website states: "Inside Out /11M is a nationwide action aimed at creating a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike." Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Denise Rodriguez of Miami, a senior at Florida International University, poses for a portrait inside a mobile studio on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Rodriguez is among hundreds of people in 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version of the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. Its website states: "Inside Out /11M is a nationwide action aimed at creating a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike." Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • A 3-by-4-foot photo print of Ismael Santos, a Miami resident and Miami Dade College student, will be affixed to the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. The prints are part of 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • 'Inside Out/11M' volunteers Kareem Piper, a Miami artist, standing on ladder, Andres Cuervo, a Miami photographer and Miami Dade College student, add another 3-by-4-foot photo to the wall of the Freedom Tower on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Created by French artist JR, 'Inside Out/11M' creates mosaics from people's portraits taken on site. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version of the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Large photo prints of smiling people are among the portraits making up a giant mosaic on the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. The images are part of 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version of the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. Its website states: "Inside Out /11M is a nationwide action aimed at creating a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike." Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Miami Dade College student Jasmin Gonzalez, 18, of Miami, displays the photograph taken of her on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 outside the Freedom Tower in Miami. The 3-by-four-foot print is part of 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Kareem Piper, a Miami artist, walks past an artwork in progress ,on the south wall of the Freedom Tower on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Kareem Piper, a Miami artist, walks past an artwork in progress ,on the south wall of the Freedom Tower on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Miami Dade College is hosting the national version the project; it started locally on Thursday, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd. The project aims to put a face on immigration reform. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • William Hopkins, the Chicago-based production manager for 'Inside Out/11M,' trims a giant photo print to fit the contours of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. 'Inside Out/11M' is a project created by French artist JR that takes portraits of people worldwide and pastes them on exterior walls, creating a mosaic. Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • A woman looks at 3-by-4-foot photos that are part of an artwork in progress on the side of the Freedom Tower on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. The photographs make up a mosaic, part of 'Inside Out/11M,' a project created by French artist JR. Since December 2012, more than 120,000 people have participated in the project, representing more than 100 countries. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff