Saturday, July 31, 2010

Strange Cargo : Taryn Simon

This week's New York Times Magazine features Taryn Simon's photographs, our mentor from SVA, of items detained or seized from passengers or express mail entering the United Sates from abroad at Kennedy International Airport.

Steroids, Pakistan (illegal)

Insect larvae and pupae, India (prohibited)

South African cycad with soil (prohibited)

Heroin, India (illegal)

Unidentified liquid (hidden in thermos in satin bedding)
all images © Taryn Simon
from the series Contraband

The magazine also features work from Jen Davis and Matthew Pillsbury.

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