The Easel

Susan Meiselas: On the Frontline

Meiselas has earned a stellar reputation for her coverage of strife-torn countries, especially in Central America. At times this has put her in risky situations – “the camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong.” On the occasion of a new book about her career one critic enthuses “news raised to the level of art, and art transformed into elements of history”. More images and background is here.