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WEEMS, Carrie Mae (<i>born</i> 1953), Installation artist, photographer, video artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WEEMS, Carrie Mae (born 1953), Installation artist, photographer, video artist

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American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1953, in Portland Oregon.

Installation artist, photographer, video artist.

Identity Art.

Carrie Mae Weems studied at the University of California in San Diego and then at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. She received an honorary degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland (California). She has documented the African American experience weaving together jokes,

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