Susan Meiselas | Intimate Strangers

29 March - 26 April 2008

Exhibition Dates: March 29 – April 26, 2008


The gallery is pleased to present the first Canadian solo exhibition by acclaimed photographer Susan Meiselas.


She received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.A. in visual education from Harvard. Meiselas joined Magnum Photos Agency in 1976 and has worked as a freelance photographer since then. Her work has been exhibited and collected around the world and she has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Robert Capa Gold Medal for "outstanding courage and reporting" (in 1978, for her coverage of the insurrection in Nicaragua) and being honoured as a MacArthur Fellow.

This exhibition titled “Intimate Strangers” includes examples from two series which explore the sex industry, each the subject of monographs: Carnival Strippers (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1976; Steidl, 2006) and Pandora's Box (Trebruk, 1999).