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TEDTalks Art

TED Conferences LLC

Arts, Society & Culture, History

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Arts 72

Some of the world's greatest artists, designers, photographers and architects showcase their work and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

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Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories

August 22nd, 2014

Episode 111 of 190 episodes

Ziyah Gafic photographs everyday objects—watches, shoes, glasses. But these images are deceptively simple; the items in them have been exhumed from the mass graves of the Bosnian War. Gafic, a TED Fellow and Sarajevo native, is photographing every item from these graves in order to create a living archive of the identities of those lost.

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