Cultures on the Edge: Photographing a Changing World
The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography
Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7-10pm
Location: UM Field House, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, Florida, 33146 (adjacent to BankUnited Center)
Admission: Lowe Art Museum Members & UM Students: Free / Non-Members: $10
Complimentary Parking at Pavia Garage
RSVP: rsvp.lowemuseum.org Admissions at the door will be cash only.
Chris Rainier is considered one of the leading documentary photographers working today and his life’s mission is to put on film endangered indigenous cultures around the globe. Rainier is a National Geographic Society Fellow and during his time with National Geographic has co-founded multiple programs as well as contributed numerous articles, books, and TV productions at National Geographic. Rainier has photographed for numerous publications including Time Magazine and The New York Times, and is contributing editor for the NG Traveler Magazine and a correspondent on photography for NPR’s Day to Day. His photography, including work on global culture and conflict, famine, and war, has been shown 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.
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.
Books by Chris Rainier
Ancient Marks: The Sacred Origins of Tattoos and Body Marking (Paperback) – Order from Amazon
Ancient Marks: The Sacred Origins of Tattoos and Body Marking (Hardcover) – Order from Amazon
Where Masks Still Dance: New Guinea – Order from Amazon