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Three Key Projects by Susan Meiselas to be Featured at the Hood Museum

HANOVER, NH.- Best known for her work covering political upheavals in Central America in the 1970s and 1980s, Susan Meiselas has always experimented with photojournalism in radical and challenging ways. Grappling with questions about her relationship to her subjects, the use and circulation of her images in the media, and the relationship of images to history and memory, she has become a leading voice in the debate over the function and practice of contemporary documentary photography. From April 10 through June 20, 2010, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College will become the only college or university museum to present the striking multimedia overview Susan Meiselas: In History, and only the second North American venue after the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, the exhibition’s organizer, before the show travels