Carrie Mae Weems, who was named a MacArthur fellow - often known as the “genius” grant, on Wednesday, discusses kitchen tables, notions of family and “activating” her community.
"It is beyond wonderful. I feel like I am dancing in the stratosphere. I am sitting here with my tiara on and all of my fake jewels, and a bottle of Champagne that’s half empty. Or should I should I say half full?"