Susan Meiselas ’70

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Nicaragua 1978–2018: Susan Meiselas, an exhibition featuring works by U.S. documentary photographer Susan Meiselas ’70 opens at the Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at the State University of New York College at Old Westbury on Monday, March 25 with public talks by Susan Meiselas and Mercedes Doretti at 1 p.m. and an opening reception at 4 p.m.. Taken mostly in color, Meiselas’s photographs of the Nicaraguan revolution sparked by the assassination of Pedro Joaquin Chamorro, the editor of the opposition newspaper La Prensa, have become iconic images that epitomize the courage and resolve of ordinary people. Meiselas’s book, Nicaragua June 1978– July 1979, originally published in 1981, became a contemporary classic that makes a significant contribution to the literature of concerned photojournalism. The exhibition runs through May 2, 2019.