I first met Carrie Mae Weems in 1976. I took to it like a fish to water. Weems earned a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (1981), and an MFA from the University of California, San Diego (1984), continuing her studies in the Graduate Program in Folklore at the University of California, Berkeley (1984–87). I was teaching a photography class at the Studio Museum in Harlem, which was then located in a large second-floor loft space above a Kentucky Fried Chicken on 125th Street and Fifth Avenue. The Resist Covid Take 6! I took to it like a fish to water. Like so many African-American artists, Carrie Mae Weems' artistic career began at the Studio Museum in Harlem. Carrie Mae Weems: I had this boyfriend who gave me a Nikon a camera for my 19th or 20th birthday. Published by Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA. Carrie Mae Weems was born in Portland, Oregon, in 1953. An exclusive video of Carrie Mae Weems and Terence Nance on black representation, power dynamics, and the role gender plays in the creative process. Carrie Mae Weems: RESIST COVID / TAKE 6! Carrie Mae Weems is one of the most important image-makers of our time. “I Was Kidnapped”: Edgar Ramírez Tells … Her work in photography, social practice, performance, and video has grounded our understanding of the power of visual storytelling and investigated subjectivity in domestic and public spaces. ... my family on the other side of midnight,” Weems told Atlanta Mayor and COVID-19 survivor Keisha Lance Bottoms in an interview. BOOKSHELF “Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series” is a special volume dedicated to Carrie Mae Weems’s celebrated body of work made in 1990. Carrie Mae Weems is looking to make a connection “with my sisters and brothers, and the people that I love” in an era where social, political, environmental, and public health crises abound. Bomb Magazine Interview: Carrie Mae Weems by Dawoud Bey; Bomb 108/Summer 2009 On the first day of class as a few students straggled in, a seemingly shy woman with big, expressive eyes, introduced herself, “Hi, my name is Carrie. I … Weems drew her reproductions, collectively titled 'Carrie Mae Weems Reacts to "Hidden Witness"', from a wide variety of unidentified sources, including the adjoining show. carrie mae weems is on view at jack shainman gallery‘s 20th and 24th street locations in new york through december 10, 2016. Carrie Mae Weems: Constructing History; Essays by Laurie Ann Farrell, Stephanie Hughley, Paula Wallace, Carrie Mae Weems, Deborah Willis. FOR MORE ON CARRIE MAE WEEMS, VISIT HER WEBSITE . The book features for the first time all 20 photographs and 14 text panels from Kitchen Table Series, one of the artist’s earliest series, and includes essay contributions by Sarah Lewis and Adrienne Edwards. In the mid-1970s, back when the museum occupied a …