The Henry is pleased to welcome documentary photographer Susan Meiselas as this year's Monsen Photography Lecture speaker. Meiselas is well known for her documentation of human rights issues in Latin America and Kurdistan. Her photographs are included in American and
In 1992, Meiselas was made a MacArthur Fellow and in 2015, she received a Guggenheim fellowship. She presently serves as the
President of the Magnum Foundation. She is the author of Carnival Strippers, Nicaragua, Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Pandora’s Box and Encounters with the Dani. She has co-edited two collections: El Salvador, Work of 30 Photographers and Chile from Within.
The annual Monsen Photography Lecture brings key makers and thinkers in photographic practice to the Henry. Named after Dr. Elaine Monsen, the series is designed to further knowledge about and appreciation for the art of photography.