Art was the tool he used to spread messages - whether anti-apartheid, Aids activism
or nuclear threat - in an eyecatching, simple but powerful style that becomes increasingly layered with meaning the longer you spend looking at it.
Art was the tool he used to spread messages - whether anti-Apartheid, AIDS activism
or nuclear threat - in an eye-catching, simple but powerful style that becomes increasingly layered with meaning the longer you spend looking at it.
Yet if we have learned anything from HIV & AIDS activism
, it is that we must continue to contest ideas and tell the lived realities of those impacted by taboos around sexual and reproductive health and rights.
has always been about connecting with people on the margins.
He dared to attend that event, and broke new ground in doing so, because gays and lesbians had built a group consciousness through their AIDS activism
. They had organized enough to become a serious political bloc with something to offer a national coalition.
She was one of the first celebrities to create her own fragrances and was also a pioneering voice in AIDS activism
. She helped raise a whopping $270 million for the cause, beginning her philanthropic work in 1984 until her death in 2011.
Even though Elton John has 38 gold albums and 31 platinum or multiplatinum albums to his name (and the all-time best-selling single, "Candle in the Wind"), it's his AIDS activism
that has been at the heart of his life for a quarter century now.
Hobson demonstrates that by 1987, Central America solidarity work had begun to influence US AIDS activism
. In 1986--eight months before the formation of ACT UP in New York--San Francisco activists organized the AIDS Action Pledge (AAP), modeled on the Pledge of Resistance, an emergency response network to resist US intervention in Central America.
Long live Zackie, long live AIDS activism
, science and citizenship after apartheid.
Like that of photography, the advent of xerography ("dry writing") had far-reaching repercussions, unsurprisingly facilitating office productivity but also precipitating government leaks and aids activism
. Advertisers soon took up the technique, as did artists.
In like fashion, the direct action, protest-intensive, self-representational mode of 'anarchist-inflected' video that emerged from ACT-UP AIDS activism
in New York during the 1980s and 1990s is, in the final analysis, sunk by 'structural constraints that prevented disadvantaged people's participation' due to lack of 'time, money and adequate working space to truly engage and include historically disenfranchised communities' (p171).
The Pox Lover very much reflects my own engagement with gay men and the broader AIDS activism
subculture that developed in the 1990s.