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Carrie Mae Weems

Born, 1953 in Portland, Oregon

One of Carrie Mae Weems’ photo-text works appeared in Deborah Willis’ essay ‘Talking Back: Black Women’s Visual Liberation Through Photography’ in the catalogue for ‘Transforming the Crown’.

She contributed work to the major exhibition Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, which was curated by Barbara Thompson, curator of African, Oceanic, and Native American Collections at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. The exhibition was originated by Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire and exhibited there April 1 - August 10, 2008 before touring to venues in Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Diego, California. Carrie Mae Weems’ work was reproduced in the substantial catalogue accompanying the exhibition. 

The exhibition also featured contributions by the following artists: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Renée Cox, Angéle Etoundi Essamba, Lalla Assia Essaydi, Emile Guebehi, Senzeni Marasela, Nandipha Mntambo, Zanele Muholi, Hassan Musa, Wangechi Mutu, Ingrid Mwangi/Robert Hutter - IngridMwangiRobertHutter Collective, Magdalene Odundo, Etiyé Dimma Poulsen, Alison Saar, Joyce J. Scott, Berni Searle, Fazal Sheikh, Malick Sidibé, Penny Siopsis, Maud Sulter, Sokari Douglas Camp, Kara Walker, and Carla Williams.

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click to show details of Critical Decade: Black British Photography in the 80s

»  Critical Decade: Black British Photography in the 80s

Book relating to a publication, 1992

click to show details of Crossing the Waters

»  Crossing the Waters

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2007

click to show details of In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

»  In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Book relating to a publication, 2013

click to show details of Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery

»  Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2006

Related exhibitions

»  Carrie Mae Weems

Solo show at Cafe Gallery Projects. 2005

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»  Cafe Gallery Projects

London, United Kingdom

»  Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

»  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

»  New York Historical Society

New York, New York, USA, United States of America

»  San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego, California, United States of America