Where on the face does wisdom live? Is it etched into the furrows and folds laid down after each new experience? Or is it in the eyes and the lessons of lifetimes reflecting back? Or should we look to where laughter is registered? Or is it within the joy of those who discovered its secret? And if wisdom is there, can be it framed in a photograph … captured in a conversation?
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Photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman thought so, and he made finding that wisdom his own adventure. He called it The Wisdom Project, and it took him and his team (and a whole lot of camera gear) from the English countryside to big cities, from Malibu to South Africa. His mission: interview and photograph some of the world’s most interesting people to discover what has worked well for them in life and what, if given the chance, they would do the same all over again. … Back to Article
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