LISTEN: Spencer Tunick’s Stark Warning: A Decade After Naked Photoshoot, the Dead Sea Still Is Dying

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Haaretz Weekend

Host Simon Spungin is joined by photographer and artist Spencer Tunick, who is best known for organizing large-scale naked photoshoots – including a 2011 project at the Dead Sea, where he photographed 1,200 naked Israelis.

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Ten years on, Tunick is set to return to the Dead Sea for another art installation – in conjunction with the Dead Sea Revival Project and the Dead Sea Museum – to emphasize the importance of and the need to restore and preserve the Dead Sea.

We discuss the origins of his art, attitudes toward public nudity and what has happened to the Dead Sea in the 10 years since his first photoshoot there. To volunteer and donate, click here.

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