Artist and MacArthur Genius grant recipient Carrie Mae Weems brought her blend of art and activism to Dallas this week. All you have to do is look up. The Resist COVID/Take Six! campaign consists of billboards, posters, tote bags, lawn signs, buttons, paper fans, and other visual aids to raise awareness of the disproportionate impact the pandemic on Black and Latinx communities.
The project came to Dallas and Fort Worth through a partnership with the Dallas Contemporary, and additional arts organizations, including the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, the African-American Museum, the Fort Worth Modern, Amon Carter, and the new cultural consultancy firm Gossypion Investments. There are around 50 total partners in the area that will be dispersing the materials..