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Stacey Baker has always been obsessed with how couples meet. When she asked photographer Alec Soth to help her explore this topic, they found themselves at the world's largest speed-dating event, held in Las Vegas on Valentine's Day, and at the largest retirement community in Nevada — with Soth taking portraits of pairs in each locale. Between these two extremes, they unwound a beautiful through-line of how a couple goes from meeting to creating a life together. (This talk was part of a TED2015 session curated by Pop-Up Magazine: or @popupmag on Twitter.)
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I've always found talks that explore ideas like "love" to be clichéd, but Alec Soth and Stacey Baker avoid making grandiose statements about the emotion. In documenting their experiences with speed-daters and the stories of a number of retired couples, they allow us a glimpse into the vulnerable and, at times, illogical nature of love itself.

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