An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar

Taryn Simon
Seductive photographs and texts that question the American myth. A new edition of the controversial cult book
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In An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, Taryn Simon documents spaces that are integral to America’s foundation, mythology and daily functioning, but remain inaccessible or unknown to a public audience. She has photographed rarely seen sites from domains including: science, government, medicine, entertainment, nature, security and religion. This index examines subjects that, while provocative or controversial, are currently legal. The work responds to a desire to discover unknown territories, to see everything.

Simon makes use of the annotated-photograph’s capacity to engage and inform the public. Transforming that which is off-limits or under-the-radar into a visible and intelligible form, she confronts the divide between the privileged access of the few and the limited access of the public. Photographed with a large format view camera (except when prohibited), Simon’s 70 color plates form a seductive collection that reflects and reveals a national identity.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 25 cm x 34 cm
70 pages, 70 colour plates


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ISBN 13 9783775735063
Publisher Hatje Cantz
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Binding Hardcover
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