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Vik Muniz:
Art with wire, sugar, chocolate and string

TED2003 · 14:51 · Filmed Feb 2003

Vik Muniz makes art from pretty much anything, be it shredded paper, wire, clouds or diamonds. Here he describes the thinking behind his work and takes us on a tour of his incredible images.

Artist
Vik Muniz delights in subverting a viewer's expectations. He uses unexpected materials to create portraits, landscapes and still lifes, which he then photographs. Full bio