Sharon Prince Of Grace Farms Foundation’s New Addition: Carrie Mae Weems

 

Sharon Prince, Chair and President of Grace Farms Foundation, which operates as a foundation established in 2009 to enhance lives through justice, community, arts nature and faith. Through her work, Sharon’s goal was to end child exploitation, violence against women and human trafficking.

 

Sharon Prince is passionate about social justice, environmental justice and creative art forms. Sharon Prince is one of the few individuals who stands up for creativity. She is the head of Sharon Prince Grace Farms Foundation.

 

She is also involved with Next Generation Nepal, which is a charitable organization that helps reunite victims of child exploitation with their families.

 

She co-hosted a gathering with the United Nations University called “Fighting Human Trafficking in Conflict” to help victims of war. Human trafficking is high in countries torn by war. The program was meant to educate people about the issue of human trafficking and what can be done to eliminate it.

 

They are now welcoming Carrie Mae Weems, who is a an influential American artist of our time. She talks in depths about how she occupies space in society. She creates space for us to look at race, violence, injustice and inequality.

 

Carrie is navigating how she confronts disturbing themes within our society and aligning that with Grace Farm’s work in the areas of human trafficking. Carrie’s work will add a new perspective in the mission of Grace Farms to create more peace in the world and environment. The foundation was created as a new kind of space to advance the “good” in the world. It is free to the general public and is built on the reputation of being welcoming to all background, origins, sexual orientations, etc. See This Article to learn more.

 

Carrie Weem’s career has longevity of over 30 years. She is a multi-media artist and collaborates with film makers, poets, architects to name a few other disciplines. She has received grants and a number of notable awards for her work. In 2013 she was given the MacArthur “Genius” grant as well as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement award. Carrie’s work is collected all over the world both domestic and international. She will continue her work at Sharon Prince Grace Farms this year.

 

Learn more about Prince and Grace Farms on https://vimeo.com/218796822

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