Lecture by Susan Meiselas

Photography Lecture Series
October 10, 2012 11:00 am

Sandinistas at the walls of the Esteli National Guard Headquarters, Esteli, Nicaragua, 1979

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Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the author of Carnival Strippers, Nicaragua, and Pandora’s Box, and editor of El Salvador: The Work of 30 Photographers, Chile from Within, Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, and Encounters with the Dani.

Her awards include the Robert Capa Gold Medal, Leica Award for Excellence, Maria Moors Cabot Prize, the Hasselblad Foundation Prize, the Cornell Capa Infinity Award, and most recently, the Harvard Arts Medal.

In 1992 she was made a MacArthur Fellow. Her photographs are included in American and international collections.