Artist Talk with Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems

Thursday, Mar 24, 2022
6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

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For those who would like to attend virtually, the conversation will be livestreamed on our Facebook page.

Join us for a conversation between the two artists moderated by the curator of Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue, Ron Platt. Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems met in 1976, in a photography class Bey was teaching at the Studio Museum in Harlem. They clicked immediately and, over time, developed a deep affection for one another. Both knew their lived experience as Black Americans was vastly different from the narrow and prescriptive representations in mainstream American culture. Both saw how they could use the medium of photography to visually record their own presence in the world, and to create authentic images of Black Americans. In their conversation, Bey and Weems will discuss their years as young photographers in New York, their ongoing friendship, and the influence and impact they have had on one another over the past forty-five years.

Limited capacity with general seating. Registration required.

6 pm: Doors open

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Lecture and Q&A

Please note: All guests ages 5+ must present proof of vaccination to attend, and face masks are recommended for ages 2+.


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