"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."
"I just don’t look at the world through that particular lens. That’s not the way I process the world and move through the world. But it is a cross between two points of reference, between someone like a DeCarava, on the one hand, and Evans on the other."
-Carrie Mae Weems