Listen carefully to her, she talks in a monotonous voice at some high speed especially for non native listeners nevertheless it’s very interesting. The essence of her talk already becomes clear in the beginning when a Disney Park didn’t want to let her work inside the Disney Park
Photography threatens fantasy. It confronts constructed realities, myths and believes and provides as it appears to be evidence of a treath, but there are multiple truths attached to every image depending on the creators intention, the viewer and the context in which it is presented
Instead of looking outside to threaths, wapons of mass destruction, this photographer choose to look inside. An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar. Examples are photos before a hymen plasty, a jury simulation deliberation room.
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.
Minds and brains of artists are very interesting.