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Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS
Felix Gonzalez-Torres' billboard installation "Untitled" speaks to love and loss
Between February 20th and March 18th of 1991, 24 billboards throughout Manhattan showcased the monochrome image of an unmade double bed with rumpled sheets and depressions of a head in the center of each of the two pillows. No explanation accompanied the image; … Continue reading
An ongoing project that began in San Francisco continues to remember those lost to AIDS
With World AIDS Day being this week, we thought it would be an appropriate time to reflect on the efforts of an important, ongoing project: the AIDS memorial quilt. The quilt, which is known as the largest collaborative project of … Continue reading
Tom Joslin, with help from Peter Friedmen, documents the final moments of his life before succumbing to AIDS in the critically acclaimed documentary "Silverlake Life: The View from Here."
“Silverlake Life: The View from Here” (1993) is not a typical documentary about AIDS. There are no footnotes in this film. No historical context or textbook definitions are given. While the protagonists visit many doctors and healers throughout the film, … Continue reading
Thom Gunn memorializes his loved ones who died of AIDS
Thom Gunn’s The Man with Night Sweats (1992) memorializes a San Francisco poet’s tragic losses due to AIDS. An “Anglo-American poet” known for his brainy yet visceral formal verse, the late British expatriate often wrote in meter and rhyme about his … Continue reading