“I was very much interested in documentary photography as a vehicle for expression, as a political tool. It was a way of capturing the human condition.” ~Carrie Mae Weems
Her work is such an inspiration to me as a woman and a photographer. I love the messages and stories she convey in her images. A natural storyteller. She creates images that reflect how she perceives her community and the world that surrounds her. She also creates images that display how the world may perceive her as a black woman.
Here is an insightful interview when Carrie Weems visited Duke University: