Behind the Scenes Series, Vol. 4: Carrie Mae Weems: Framing (VHS)

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Presents American photographer Carrie Mae Weems (b. 1953) demonstrating how she decides what to photograph. Discusses how subject matter and composition combine to create meaning in a photograph.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Multicultural Topics
Photography
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual