Taryn Simon – Contraband

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Taryn Simon

Contraband (2010) comprises 1,075 photographs taken at both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Site and the U.S. Postal Service International Mail Facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York.

For one working week, Taryn Simon remained on site at JFK and continuously photographed items detained or seized from passengers and express mail entering the United States from abroad.

See more at tarynsimon.com/works/contraband.

Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon

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