Forum on Contemporary Photography: A Tribute to Carrie Mae Weems | MoMA LIVE

This event is a double celebration of Carrie Mae Weems’s four decades of visionary work in conjunction with a new presentation of her photographic installation “From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried” on view at MoMA, and of the Carrie Mae Weems anthology, part of the October Files series, published by MIT Press. The Forum was co-organized by Sarah E. Lewis, Associate Professor, Harvard University; and Roxana Marcoci, Senior Curator, MoMA.

Contributors: Jennifer Blessing, Kimberly Juanita Brown, Huey Copeland, Thelma Golden, Agnes Gund, Robin Kelsey, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Thomas J. Lax, Sarah E. Lewis, Roxana Marcoci, Wynton Marsalis, Richard J. Powell, Carrie Mae Weems, and Deborah Willis

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