this shot should really be named after the person who's face has been stencilled. problem is, i don't know who it is. i'm assuming it's someone famous, maybe even infamous, but they've obviously passed me by. oh well, this was on a wall by the tram tracks outside of the gmex car park in manchester.
after looking around online i've discovered that this is in fact tenzin delek - a tibetan monk who was sentenced to death, then life imprisonment, in china for a crime that he claims he did not commit. apparently he's seen as a threat to china's control of tibet and did not receive a fair trial or an independent lawyer. and here's me thinking it was just some movie star...