december 2018

 

 

Remember: An AIDS Memorial Retrospective

December 1 - 29, 2018

Opening Reception December 1st. (World AIDS Day) 5-10pm

Kurt Weston, Barbara Romain, Alexandria Allan


The history of AIDS activism and the losses of the ongoing AIDS crisis continue to resonate with multiple generations. Remember is a memorial retrospective exhibition commemorating those lost to AIDS while they were still in their prime before the symptoms of the virus took hold.  The exhibit offers a snapshot of the 1980’s underground, rife with counter culture indignation, sexual exploration and a resistance to the socio-political systems which marginalized alternative, queer lifestyles.  

AIDS Then & Now - a panel discussion 5 – 6PM
Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980’s the underlying causes of HIV/AIDS such as poverty, homophobia, racism and stigma are still rampant. The panelist will focus on the impact and status of the epidemic then and now.

The Panelist:
Dr. William Thompson IV – Infectious Disease & HIV specialist. 
Philip Yeager – Executive Director/CEO at Radiant Health Centers
Alina Oswald – Author and Editor for A&U - America's AIDS Magazine

Kurt Weston – Artist, Educator and Advocate


Kurt Weston

 


Barbara Romain, HARD RAIN

 

 


Alexandria Allan, Sex at Stations of the Cross

 

Press Mentions:

Two Stunning Exhibits Highlight the AIDS Epidemic and Sex Trafficking in Black and White
OC Weekly, Dave Barton, December 20, 2018

Remembering Without Flinching
Three Artists’ Work Commemorates Those Lost to AIDS in Their Prime

A&U Magazine, by Hank Trout. Oct 12, 2018

   
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