Join us digitally for our tour program, Local Views at PAMM, where select local artists will speak about their creative process and artistic practice. This month, artist Gesi Schilling will lead the tour, sharing her work and photojournalism practice which examines critical junctures in the human experience. #MuseumFromHome with us on Facebook Live and YouTube Live. Subscribe to our YouTube channel.
Gesi Schilling is a Miami-based photographer whose work examines critical junctures in the human experience. Schilling has photographed for various publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Complex, Vogue, and The Miami Herald, where she began her career in photojournalism in 2010. Schilling created The Sunny Project, a photo print sale that raised funds for local nonprofits supporting vulnerable populations during the pandemic, and co-curated an accompanying exhibition entitled Sun Pours Daylong. She has documented more than two hundred weddings and a decade of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, with whom she is currently collaborating on a project entitled Remembrance to Order, a collection of poems and photographs honoring Miami-Dade residents who died as a result of the pandemic. This work has influenced her most recent personal project, an exploration of the end of life. Schilling is self-taught and holds a degree in visual anthropology from the University of Florida.