Friday, March 13, 2015

The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography with Chris Rainier, Cultures on the Edge

The Arnold and Augusta Newman
Lecture Series in Photography
The Lowe Art Museum is proud to host The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography, which invites distinguished photographers to the University of Miami to discuss their work.

Chris Rainier

Cultures on the Edge: Photographing a changing world

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7 – 10pm

: 7 p.m., UM Fieldhouse
1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
(Adjacent to the BankUnited Center) 
Admission: Lowe Members & UM Students: Complimentary; Non-Members: $10 
Complimentary Parking at Pavia Garage
RSVP: . Admissions at the door will be cash only. 
Parking: Complimentary parking available onsite 
Considered one of the leading documentary photographers working today, Chris Rainier is committed to immortalizing endangered indigenous cultures around the globe through his images. Rainier is a National Geographic Society Fellow who has co-founded multiple programs and contributed numerous articles, books, and TV productions at National Geographic, including the Last Mile Technology Program which aims to empower endangered traditional cultures. He has photographed for a number of publications, including Time magazine and The New York Times, and is contributing editor for the National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Rainier is also a photography correspondent for NPR’s Day to Day. His photography, including work on global culture and conflict, famine, and war, has been exhibited and collected by museums around the world, including the Australian Museum in Sydney, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, the International Center of Photography in New York, and the United Nations.

Lowe Art Museum exhibitions and programs are sponsored by Beaux Arts and the general membership. Additional support is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
Previous lecturers include:
Deborah Willis: Re-Imagining Beauty 
October 23, 2014
Elliott Erwitt
February 13, 2014
Jerry Uelsmann: Process and Perception
October 23, 2013
Mary Ellen Mark
February 28, 2013
Sally Mann
February 16, 2012
Duane Michals: Photography and Reality
March 3, 2011
William Wegman - Three Mistakes
October 21, 2010

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