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Orville Schell  |  Executive Producer

Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York. He is a  former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Schell is the author of fifteen books, ten of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. His most recent book is Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-first Century. He is also a contributor to such magazines as The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe New York Times MagazineNewsweekThe China Quarterly, and The New York Review of Books, among others.

Susan Meiselas  |  Co-Curator

Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the author of Carnival Strippers and Nicaragua:  June 1978-July 1979; and editor of Kurdistan: In the Shadow of HistoryEl Salvador: Work of 30 Photographers and Encounters with the Dani. She is best known for her coverage of the insurrection in Nicaragua and her documentation of human rights issues in Latin America, which were published widely throughout the world. Meiselas has had one-woman exhibitions in Paris, Madrid, Amsterdam, London, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. Her work is included in American and international collections.

Jeroen de Vries  | Co-Curator / Exhibition Designer

Jeroen de Vries lives and works in Amsterdam and Belgrade. He works as a freelance designer, curator and teacher.  In the 70s, De Vries 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 he 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. Learn more at


Orville Schell
Executive Producer
Jeroen de Vries
Co-Curator / Exhibition Designer 
Susan Meiselas
Leah Thompson
Jillian Schultz
Chris Hammer
Technical Director
Don Kahler
Audio Visual Engineering Lead
Mark Glynne
Soundtrack Designer
Noopur Agarwal
Graphic Design Lead
Tamara Rice
Web Developer

Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations

Orville Schell
Arthur Ross Director
Susan Jakes
Editor, ChinaFile
Jessica Batke
Senior Editor, ChinaFile
Mary Kay Magistad
Associate Director
Ouyang Bin
Associate Director, China Programs
Sara Segal-Williams
Assistant Director
Jeffrey Sequeira
Assistant Director

About Asia Society

The Asia Society navigates shared futures for Asia and the world across policy, arts and culture, education, sustainability, business, and technology. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with cultural centers and public buildings in New York, Hong Kong, and Houston, and offices in Los Angeles, Manila, Mumbai, Tokyo, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Washington, D.C., and Zurich. Find out more at

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