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Photographing secret sites: Taryn Simon on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

Taryn Simon exhibits her startling take on photography — to reveal worlds and people we would never see otherwise. She shares two projects: one documents otherworldly locations typically kept secret from the public, the other involves haunting portraits of men convicted for crimes they did not commit. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, July 2009, in Oxford, UK. Duration: 17:32)

Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/3L

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