Photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind went to Bangladesh to help document the Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and persecution in Burma. Here’s what she saw.Continue reading
Why you should listenAnastasia Taylor-Lind is an independent documentary photographer based in London. The TED Fellow has photographed hidden groups from hard to reach places, such as female PKK guerilla fighters, Gaza zookeepers and Siberian supermodels. Taylor-Lind's work has been shown in spaces like the Saatchi Gallery and London's National Portrait Gallery. Her first book, Maidan -- Portraits from the Black Square, was released in 2014.
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Ordinary people in an extraordinary moment: A TED Fellow shoot portraits of the men + women caught up in revolution in Ukraine
When Anastasia Taylor-Lind found herself in Kiev at the height of violence during Ukraine’s Independence Square protests, the documentary photographer decided to record not the fighting itself, but the human beings involved. Setting up a makeshift photo studio in an alleyway inside the barricaded square, she beckoned passers-by — the protesters themselves, and later the women who came […]Continue reading