Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art 2018 looping screening

For the 2018 Day With(out) Art, Visual AIDS presents Alternate Endings, Activist Risings which will be shown as a looping video presentation on Friday Nov 30 from 1 - 3 pm, in the LGBT Resource Room. This hour-long video program will be screened internationally today and tomorrow at museums, art institutions, schools and AIDS organizations.

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today by commissioning compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP NY, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY. The program represents a wide range of organizational strategies, from direct action to grassroots service providers to nation-wide movement building, while considering the role of creative practices in activist responses to the ongoing AIDS crisis.

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS seeks to reflect the persisting urgencies of today’s HIV/AIDS epidemic by pointing to pressing political concerns. In their commissioned videos, organizations address intersecting issues including anti-Black violence, HIV criminalization, homelessness, and the disproportionate effects of HIV on marginalized communities. At a moment of growing interest in the histories of AIDS activism, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS foregrounds contemporary engagements between activists, artists, and cultural workers on the front lines.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

LGBT Center resource room Ithaca College LGBT Center, 953 Danby Road

Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact Lmaurer@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests be made as soon as possible to ensure they can be met.

Event Type

Screening, Exhibit

Departments/Offices

LGBT Center

Contact Email:

Lmaurer@ithaca.edu

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