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Carrie Mae Weems (born April 20, 1953) is an American artist who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, and installation video but is best known for her work in the field of photography. Her award-winning photographs, films, and videos have been displayed in over 50 exhibitions in the United States and abroad and focus on serious issues that face African Americans today, such as racism, gender relations, politics, and personal identity. She has said, "Let me say that my primary concern in art, as in politics, is with the status and place of Afro-Americans in our country." More recently however, she expressed that “Black experience is not really the main point; rather, complex, dimensional, human experience and social inclusion ... is the real point.” ^ Weems, Carrie Mae. "Biography". carriemaeweems.ne. Retrieved 16 November 2013.  ^ Rosenblum, Naomi (1994). A History of Women Photographers. New York: Abbeville Press. p. 325. ISBN 1558597611.  ^ "rebekahfilms.org". rebekahfilms.org. Retrieved 2013-09-25.  ^ Daniel Tidwell. "nashvillearts.com". nashvillearts.com. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
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