The American artist Carrie Mae Weems, born in 1953 in Portland, invites viewers to explore questions of race, gender and class. For the past thirty years, she has used her art to highlight the daily lives of society’s marginalized people and to understand her own community, African-Americans, to create awareness and support to the struggle for equality and justice.
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