Monday, January 14, 2008

Photographer Taryn Simon Shoots America's Best-Kept Secrets

Wired reports: "Taryn Simon photographs some of the most top-secret, highly restricted areas in the world. Her latest book, An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, took four years to assemble as the photographer gained access to research facilities and government offices hidden from the public. 'I felt like I was discovering a new landscape in America, a new terrain, morally and politically,' she said."

Some of the photographs were interesting. My favorite was the stainless-steel nuclear-waste capsules contain radioactive material, the blue glow was cool...
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