Tag Archives: New Southern Photography

Celebrating International Women’s Day Learn More About the Women Behind the Work

Happy International Women’s Day! We are celebrating by highlighting a selection of work by women artists currently on view at the Ogden Museum! Minnie Evans Minnie Evans was an African American folk artist, surrealist and visionary who was born in Pender County, North Carolina in 1892. Evans did not begin to draw or paint until…

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Panel Discussion The Dismantling of Southern Photography

Panelists and New Southern Photography photographers, RaMell Ross, Jared Soares and Celestia Morgan, will examine the exhibition and L. Kasimu Harris’ essay, “The Dismantling of Southern Photography,” touching on the historical and contemporary disparities within the canon of Southern photography that exist along lines of race, gender and sexual orientation. Moderated by L. Kasimu Harris.

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Film Screening: “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” By New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross

“Hale County This Morning, This Evening” by New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross, allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South, showing the consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously trumpeting the beauty of life and offering a testament to dreaming despite the odds.

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Meet New Southern Photography Artists This Weekend at the O! Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion

This Friday, January 11 at 7 p.m., the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will be showing a screening of the film, “Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” by New Southern Photography artist, RaMell Ross. The film offers the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South, showing the consequences of the social construction of race, while…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Narrative Collage Inspired by Nancy Newberry

Last night’s O-riginal Art Activity focused on elements of storytelling and narrative in photography. Create a narrative collage about the characters in the Nancy Newberry’s photographs. Fine Art and Editorial photographer Nancy Newberry is interested in the strange rituals of everyday life. Known for her photographs of people, her work investigates the interplay between individuality,…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Symmetry in Portraiture Inspired by Jared Soares

This week’s O-riginal Art Activity explores identity in America through portraiture. Experiment with symmetry and complete the portrait. Jared Soares photographs community and identity in America. In his portrait series he explores the lives of hip hop artists trying to make it big while living in a small town. When not making photographs, Soares can…

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