Carrie Mae Weems
For more than 25 years, Carrie Mae Weems has explored themes of race, gender relations, and family history in her installations. Recently, the award-winning visual artist teamed up with the critically acclaimed jazz pianist Geri Allen on Flying toward the Sound (2010). Weems produced images and videos for Allen’s amazing solo piano excursions.
Watch Weems video for Geri Allen’s “Faith Carriers of Life” from Flying toward the Sound.
Visiting artist Carrie Mae Weems speaks at the Corcoran, November 12, 2011.
30 Americans is organized by the Rubell Family Collection, Miami. The presenting sponsor at the Corcoran Gallery of Art is Altria Group.
Additional support has been provided by Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.