Aperture Celebrates the Launch of Vision & Justice

By Aperture Foundation News on May 12, 2016

Hosted by Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, the event had a centerpiece of a series of vibrant and moving readings by contributors and friends...Writer and critic Margo Jefferson read from her essay in 'Vision & Justice' on Lorna Simpson’s collages, which draw upon imagery from vintage issues of Jet and Ebony magazines...Carrie Mae Weems, after reading a passage from her new book 'Kitchen Table Series,' spoke of the artist as inventor, honoring all of the artists in the room...

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Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weems are UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumni. For more about their work, please visit:

Lorna Simpson

Carrie Mae Weems