Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Local Views at PAMM: Onajide Shabaka

Onajide Shabaka, Downriver Suriname from hinderlands, 2017.Archival ink photographic print, dimensions variable. Image courtesy of the artist 

Experience a local, Miami artist at the
Pérez Art Museum Miami on 
Thursday, August 29th from 6-6:30pm. Enjoy PAMM’s in-gallery tour program. Local Views at PAMM is where select local artists speak about a few works of art currently on view at the museum. This month, Onajide Shabaka will lead the tour. Onajide Shabaka, is an interdisciplinary cultural practitioner, and currently lives and works in Miami, Florida and whose practice is connected through historical and biographical themes related to geography that include African diaspora and Native American cultures.

Onajide Shabaka, Plantage Katwijk, 2017.Watercolor, collage on paper (artist book page), 6 x 12 in. / 15.2 x 30.5 cmImage courtesy of the artist

Local Views at PAMM gives visitors a first-hand interaction with local artists by creating conversations centered around art and the creative process. This casual 30-minute conversation takes place on the fourth Thursday of each month. Free with museum admission. First come, first served.

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