Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Local Views at PAMM: Johanne Rahaman

Pinder's Residence, Bahama Village, Key West 2019.

On Thursday, February 27th from 6-6:30pm experience a local, Miami artist at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, 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, Johanne Rahaman will lead the tour.

Johanne Rahaman, Bre LeSane’s Barbershop, Pompano Beach, 2016. Digital Photography.

Johanne Rahaman is a Trinidadian-born, Miami-based documentary photographer, working in both film and digital formats since 2002, and founder of the ongoing photographic archive, BlackFlorida, which examines shifting urban and rural spaces occupied by the Black communities throughout the State. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker Magazine, Vogue, National Geographic, Hyperallergic, Slate, Jezebel, Huffington Post, and NPR. 

Johanne Rahaman, Martin Luther King Day Parade, Liberty City, 2016. Digital Photography.

She has been published in Oxford American Magazine, Photo District News, and the photojournal, Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora. 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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