“The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.”— Susan Meiselas, .
I think photography has a huge potential to expand a circle of knowledge. There’s a reality that we are all the more linked globally and we have to know about each other. Photography gives us that opportunity. — Susan Meiselas
Finding a photograph is often like picking up a piece from a jigsaw-puzzle box with the cover missing. There’s no sense of the whole. Each image is a mysterious part of something not yet revealed. — Susan Meiselas
Breaching Boundaries in Photography
Susan Meiselas, Born in 1948 and starting as a teacher in the South Bronx, she went on to produce a definitive chronicle of Nicaragua’s Sandinista revolution.
“Her works offer a singular view of women’s lives, and reflect her commitment to women’s issues,” She also captured human rights abuses in Latin America, working extensively in Nicaragua and El Salvador.
Her books include “Carnival Strippers,” “Nicaragua,” and “Prince Street Girls.” In the last year, she has also been the subject of two books, “Susan Meiselas: Mediations” (Damiani) and “Susan Meiselas: On the Frontline” (Thames & Hudson).
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