CARRIE MAE WEEMS—STRATEGIES OF ENGAGEMENT comprises thirty years of the artist’s practice in the form of recreated installations of her groundbreaking work that exposes systems of power and injustice, preparing viewers “for a more engaged discussion of American history through such difficult issues as violence, survival, and the need for radical social change.”*
Through December 13.
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.
Profile 1, from All the Boys, 2016, pigment ink prints on gesso board.
If I Ruled the World, from Hopes and Dreams: Gestures of Demonstration, 2006–07, pigment ink print.
Lincoln, Lonnie, and Me: A Story in 5 Parts, 2012, video installation and mixed media.
Images © Carrie Mae Weems, courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City.