Carrie Mae Weems, Alexei Ratmansky, Kyle Abraham, and Vijay Iyer Among 2013 MacArthur Fellows

The artist Carrie Mae Weems, choreographers Alexei Ratmansky and Kyle Abraham, and musician and composer Vijay Iyer are among the twenty-four individuals that have been named 2013 MacArthur fellows. Each will receive a no-strings-attached stipend of $625,000, which will be paid over five years, an increase from $500,000, which was the amount attached to the award since 2002.