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RaMell Ross
Photographer / Filmmaker

RaMell Ross is an artist, filmmaker and writer based in RI and Al. His work has appeared in Lens, the NY Times, Aperture, Harper’s Magazine, TIME, Oxford American, and the Walker Art Center. He has been awarded an Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship and a Rhode Island Foundation MacColl Johnson artist fellowship. He recently had a solo exhibition at Aperture Gallery in NY. His feature documentary Hale County This Morning, This Evening won a Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and has screened at Museum of Modern Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, Museum of Moving Image, and Lincoln Center.

RaMell double majored in English and Sociology at Georgetown University and teaches in Brown University’s Visual Art Department. Images from South County, Alabama (a Hale County) will be on display in the survey exhibition New Southern Photography at the Ogden Museum.

Rencontres d’Arles 2022
Jul 4 – Sep 25, 2022
Artists who use the medium are there to remind us of what we want to neither hear nor see....
Our 5th Year Anniversary
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We are rounding out our fifth year with nearly 3 million visits strong. A very exciting journey it has been, indeed.
But Still, It Turns
Recent Photography from the World
Through photographs, the prism of time is illuminated and breaks to clarity. We see the components and how they...
New Year / 2021
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This would be the world we would inhabit for the time. And so holiday celebrations would toast on a...
A Matter of Black Lives
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Following the murder of George Floyd by police officers, demonstrations across the U.S. and beyond ignite against racism and...
Race relations in America
We are continuing to see the succession of incidents of discrimination and brutality against the black population. Today we...
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Directed by Ramell Ross
Director and Photographer RaMell Ross’ acclaimed feature documentary film Hale County This Morning, This Evening is a study of...
Aperture 231
Summer 2018
The summer issue of Aperture magazine considers the influence of photography on leading filmmakers, and the role of cinema...
New Directors / New Films 2018
March 28 – April 8, 2018
For nearly half a century, this renown film festival has been introducing audiences to the work of emerging filmmakers...