Edition 2019

Susan Meiselas

Born 1948, Baltimore, United States.
Lives and works in New York, United States.
Susan Meiselas is a pioneer in the collaborative practice of photography. Her work questions the political and memorial power of images by creating space for dialogue and interactions. She is known for her investigation of American traveling striptease shows in the early 1970s, her work on the Nicaraguan Revolution in 1978-1979, and for her extensive photographic documentary project on the Kurdish people, which begun in the 1990s. She joined the Magnum agency in 1976 and has been president of the foundation since its creation in 2007.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture