Secrets Within Our Borders

Nuclear Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility Cherenkov, Radiation, Hanford Site, U.S. Department of Energy, Southeastern Washington State

"I produced this work in the last five years which was a time when our country was invested in finding secrets outside of its borders, whether it be weapons of mass destruction or to understand other cultures. And I wanted to look inward and find those hidden secrets within our borders."

~ Taryn Simon, talking about the idea behind her collection of photographs, An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar 

White Tiger (Kenny), Selective Inbreeding, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Foundation, Eureka Springs, Arkansas