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Oliviero Toscani Visits MIT, Talks of Photography, Freedom and More

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An inspiring and sometimes provocative Oliviero Toscani visited MIT on Thursday, October 6, 2011, to talk about his work as a photographer and answer questions on art, beauty, freedom and many other topics. In the opening video, Toscani explains his vision of personal freedom. “To be free is to free yourself of your human complexes,” he says. “If you do that, you don’t want to give up. That’s why some people get so excited.” The first half of Toscani’s talk, titled “The Message Against the Medium,” was dedicated to a long visual presentation of some of his most famous works, ...

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