alignment #IS : "I'm tired of waiting around for someone to realize that I'm black and I'm making art and I've got something to say. I'm #OutHere, you know."

FURTHER READING : some-questions-from-carrie-mae-weems-originally-meant-for-wyntonmarsalis-and-cornelwest-but-answered-by-shawnémichaelainholloway_parisfrance_2may2015.txt


"Each piece is a diptych, and in an interview O'Grady describes the diptych as being a "typical form for bicultural people." This is one obvious way of representing relationships that helped me zoom in to small details like eyes or shoulders, facial expressions and small gestures. Unlike O'Grady though, sometimes my work pushes the definition of family."