Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession. His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story that all too often involves death, destruction or decay. Here, he tells a deeply personal story of the craft that nearly killed him, and shows breathtaking images from his latest work, Genesis, which documents the world's forgotten people and places.
There is something going on in the world right now. Hundreds of thousands of people around us gathering and demonstrates. Oskar is studying political science and cultural geography at the University of Gothenburg and will talk about what is really happening around the world at the moment.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.Our event is called TEDxGöteborg, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxGöteborg event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
It isn't possible to tell the story of the American Civil War without recourse to the million photographic images that were created.
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