Exclusively for Members
Reception and Screening with RaMell Ross
Wednesday, June 20
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Aperture Members are invited to a private reception and screening with photographer and filmmaker RaMell Ross, who is featured in Aperture magazine #231, “Film & Foto.”
6:30 p.m. – Cocktail reception and exhibition viewing of RaMell Ross: South County, AL (A Hale County)
7:15 p.m. – Film introduction and remarks by RaMell Ross
Having lived, worked, and photographed in Hale County, Alabama, for almost ten years, Ross has produced a series of quietly powerful photographs–South County, AL (A Hale County)–that meditate on the myths of blackness in the American South.
Ross’s recent experimental documentary film extends his photographic practice. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018), which received a Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award for Creative Vision, is composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community in Hale County, and offers an emotive impression of the Historic South.
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Aperture Foundation’s public programs and exhibitions are supported, in part, by generous donations from our Board of Trustees, our Members and other individuals, and major support from private foundations including Grace Jones Richardson Trust and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Image: Still from Hale County This Morning, This Evening, 2018