NYC AIDS Memorial Observes ‘World AIDS Day’ December 1, 2023

 

 

 

World AIDS Day Observance, New York City AIDS Memorial, 2022. Photo by Alexander Sargent, Courtesy of the New York City AIDS Memorial © New York City AIDS Memorial, 2022.

Each year, on December 1, the world gathers to remember those lost to and impacted by HIV/AIDS and champion the ongoing fight against the epidemic. To commemorate World AIDS Day, the New York City AIDS Memorial will host its annual, free, and public day of observance featuring programming in collaboration with organizations dedicated to bringing communities together in the fight to end AIDS.

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Day With(out) Art 2023 ~ Everyone I Know Is Sick ~ a Program of Five Videos ~ Grey Art Gallery, NYU on World AIDS Day

 

 

 

Image: Beau Gomez, This Bed I Made, 2023. Video commissioned by Visual AIDS for Everyone I Know Is Sick.Image courtesy Grey Art Gallery

On World AIDS Day, Friday, December 1, 3:00–5:00 pm (EDT)
Auditorium, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, First Floor Room 113
53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. Film screening and panel discussion (in-person).

NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2023 by presenting Everyone I Know Is Sick, a program of five videos generating connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability.

The program features newly commissioned work by Dorothy Cheung (Hong Kong), Hiura Fernandes & Lili Nascimento  (Brazil), Beau Gomez (Canada/Philippines), Dolissa Medina & Ananias P. Soria (USA), and Kurt Weston (USA).

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‘Avram Finkelstein: Dedications’ On View at The New York City AIDS Memorial

 

 

 

Avram Finkelstein, Dedications, 2023; Courtesy of the artist, commissioned by the New York City AIDS Memorial; Photography by Celeste Godoy.

Over the past four decades, Avram Finkelstein has been devoted to articulating political and social justice concerns, with a particular focus on the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic. Finkelstein is widely recognized for his early agitprop postering with the Silence=Death Collective and Gran Fury, of which he was a founding member. His more recent endeavors in drawing and sculpture examine the distinctions between the parallel acts of memory and witnessing.

Let’s visit Avram Finkelstein: Dedications at the NYC AIDS Memorial.

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Observing World AIDS Day 2022 at New York City AIDS Memorial Park on December 1st

 

 

 

NYC AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Triangle, 76 Greenwich Avenue, NYC

The New York City AIDS Memorial will mark the annual observance of World AIDS Day with an afternoon and evening of free and public programming with partners including Housing Works and Queer Soup Night.

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‘World AIDS Day: Open Community Circle & Screening’ at The Drawing Center ~ December 1

 

 

 

Installation View, Ecco Hoo: The Drawings of General Idea, The Drawing Center, New York. October 7, 2022-January 15, 2023. Photo: Daniel Terna.

Join The Drawing Center on December 1, World AIDS Day, for a daylong open community circle—a quiet space for remembrance and contemplation in the galleries—followed at 6pm by a public film screening, held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition Ecce Homo: The Drawings of General Idea.

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