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Sebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographsSebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographs

Posted By Helen Walters

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 […]


The language of photography: Q&A with Sebastião SalgadoThe language of photography: Q&A with Sebastião Salgado

Posted By Ryan Lash

I’ll never forget the first images of Sebastião Salgado’s that I ever saw. At the time, I was just getting into photography, and his images of the mines of Serra Pelada struck me as otherworldly, possessing a power that I had never seen in a photo before (or, if I’m honest, since). In the twenty […]


Why we must rebuild our forests: Sebastião Salgado at TED2013Why we must rebuild our forests: Sebastião Salgado at TED2013

Posted By Helen Walters

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 TED2013Beautiful Imperfection: Speakers in Session 2 of TED2013

Posted By Emily McManus

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 […]