"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"Absolutely nothing is escapable in that realm of light, and everything is there to be analyzed and examined. These are ideas that have been very, very interesting to me, and I think about them often. I think about the way that Brecht uses light. I think about the way DeCarava uses light. I think about the way that Beckett thinks about light."
-Carrie Mae Weems