Curators & Producers

Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the author of Carnival Strippers and Nicaragua; and editor of Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, El Salvador:Work of 30 Photographers and Encounters with the Dani. Meiselas is well known for her documentation of human rights issues in Latin America. Her photographs are included in American and international collections.

Jeroen de Vries lives and works in Amsterdam and Belgrade. He works as a freelance designer, curator and teacher. DeVries started his career with Lux Lab,a group of yound architects and artists researching new forms of visual communication. In the 70s, he made use of photography for political posters against the war in Vietnam and for the Polish trade union and movement Solidarnosc. In the 80s and 90s De Vries created various photo exhibitions with social-historical and political subjects in major Dutch museums. Currently, De Vries experiments with the spatial representation of photography combining prints with audio visual projections on an international scale.

Orville Schell was born in New York City in 1940, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University in Far Eastern History, was an exchange student at National Taiwan University in the 1960s, and did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, in Chinese History where he earned a PhD (Abd). He worked for the Ford Foundation in Indonesia, covered the war in Indochina as a journalist, and has traveled widely in China since the mid-70s. Schell is the author of fourteen books, nine of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. He is also the former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society.

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