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Susan Meiselas: Mediations

When: 21 Jul – 21 Oct 2018
Where: SFMoma, 151 Third Street, San Francisco
How much: See website for details
More info: SFMoma

SFMoma is celebrating Susan Meiselas’ incredible photographic career in a retrospective exhibition, ‘Susan Meiselas: Mediations’. Meiselas’ work spans the personal and the geopolitical: Meiselas joined Magnum Photos in 1976, and has covered issues ranging from war to human rights, cultural identity and domestic violence. Her documentation of Nicaragua’s Sandinista revolution, and American carnival strippers are two of her most well-known projects.

The retrospective has been curated to focus on the ideas explored in Meiselas’ photographs, as much as her unique working method itself. For example, one section, “On the Frontline”, is about the process of being a documentary photographer. The exhibition runs from 21 July – 21 October 2018.

[Main image: Hanging out on Baxter Street, Little Italy, New York City, 1978. Photo by Susan Meiselas, courtesy of the photographer, Magnum Photos and SFMoma]