Kristen Ashburn:
The face of AIDS in Africa

TED2003 · 4:37 · Filmed Feb 2003

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In this moving talk, documentary photographer Kristen Ashburn shares unforgettable images of the human impact of AIDS in Africa.

Kristen Ashburn's photographs bring us face-to-face with real people in desperate circumstances. Taking us to the intimate spaces of her subjects — the victims of war, disaster, epidemic — she elicits the sublime sadness and resolve of human beings in suffering. Full bio



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