https://www.lightwork.org/uploads/weemsart211.jpg 189 250 Shane Lavalette /uploads/LightWork.png Shane Lavalette2009-07-31 14:16:332013-03-26 10:59:07Carrie Mae Weems on Art:21
Carrie Mae Weems on Art:21
Season 5 of the PBS series Art:21 opens with an episode entitled Compassion. The episode, which premieres on October 7, 2009, features interviews with artists William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo, and former Light Work Artist-in-Residence Carrie Mae Weems.
In her segment, Weems discusses the presence of compassion in her work and how the use of appropriated images can help to open a dialog between the past and present. Click here to see a preview of Compassion on the Art:21 website, which also features an interview with Weems and Dawoud Bey, himself a former Light Work Artist-in-Residence.
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