Susan Meiselas
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Emily LaBarge
Jeu de Paume, Paris, February 6 – May 20, 2018
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Susan Meiselas Traditional Indian dance mask from the town of Monimbo, adopted by the rebels during the fight against Somaza to conceal identity, Masaya, Nicaragua, 1978.
Photo : © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos
Jeu de Paume, Paris, February 6 – May 20, 2018

In 1971, having just finished an MA in Visual Education at Harvard University, Susan Meiselas knocked on all the doors of the rooming house in which she lived — 44 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The resulting work is a series of black-and-white photographs, one of each room with its occupant, accompanied by handwritten statements from the individual about his or her domestic space.

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