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Sebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographs

Sebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographs

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Ask photojournalists to name a peer they admire, and Sebastião Salgado’s name is sure to crop up. The Brazilian is renowned for the long-term projects he undertakes, devoting years at a time to documenting the story of a particular people or the evolution of a certain place. As he describes in the talk he gave []

Why we must rebuild our forests: Sebastião Salgado at TED2013

Why we must rebuild our forests: Sebastião Salgado at TED2013

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Sebastião Salgado has worked as a professional photographer since 1973. And he arrives on the TED stage with extraordinary gentleness and humility. He doesn’t think everyone is necessarily familiar with his work, so he starts by showing some of his incredible pictures, and we watch in silence. The images make for powerful, often difficult viewing. It’s clear that []

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

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Moving images and hidden systems — Session 2 moved into the world of the unexplored. Listen for an exploration into the secrets of cities, find out how the elusive giant squid was caught on film and hear a case for the virtue of ignorance. The speakers who appeared this session. Click their name to read []