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AIDS

Our Own AIDS Time: Keith Hennessy and Ishmael Houston-Jones in Conversation

Ishmael Houston-Jones. Photo: Pamela Moore

    Originally commissioned by SFMOMA’s art and culture platform Open Space for Lost and Found: Bay Area Edition, curated by Open Space editor in chief Claudia La Rocco and inspired by Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost & Found.   Ishmael… Read more

Catalog as Zine as Tome

lost-and-found-book

  by Alex Fialho   For our purposes, this catalogue has to a greater or lesser extent been shaped by the aesthetics of the zine. We offer a tumble of texts and images from our generous contributors—reprints, originals, poems, photos… Read more

A Clear and Present Danger: “HIV/AIDS Now” in the Era of President Trump?

"A Matter of Urgency and Agency: HIV/AIDS Now" panel at The Center for the Humanities, CUNY, November 10, 2016. Panel l-r: Jaime Shearn Coan, Kenyon Farrow, Ted Kerr, iele paloumpis, Jawanza James Williams, Robert Sember. Photo: Lily Cohen.

  by Alex Fialho   “What happens to health care, housing, culture and other basic needs for survival after inauguration?” Curator and organizer Ted Kerr projected this and many other pressing questions during his presentation for Danspace Project’s Platform 2016:… Read more

Black Male

(l-r) Ishmael Houston-Jones, Bill T. Jones and Will Rawls. Photo by Ian Douglas.

  by Alex Fialho In February 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its first ever projective study of lifetime risk for contracting HIV among specific populations, including a deeply troubling estimate: the study predicted that one in two… Read more