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United by AIDS. An Anthology on Art in Response to HIV / AIDS

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United by AIDS, published in conjunction with an extensive group show on the topic of loss, remembrance, activism and art in response to HIV/AIDS, sheds light on the multifaceted and complex interrelation between art and HIV/AIDS from the 1980s to the present. It examines the blurred boundaries between art production and HIV/AIDS activism and showcases artists who played—and still play leading roles in this discourse. Alongside images of artworks and brief texts on the represented artists, the book features voices from the past and present. Essays by Douglas Crimp, Alexander García Düttmann, Raphael Gygax, Elsa Himmer, Ted Kerr, Elisabeth Lebovici, and Nurja Ritter broaden the view of the international discourse on HIV/AIDS society’s confrontation with the disease.

With contributions by Douglas Crimp, Alexander García Düttmann, Raphael Gygax, Elsa Himmer, Ted Kerr, Elisabeth Lebovici, and Nurja Ritter

Edited by Raphael Gygax and Heike Munder
English, Hardcover, 14.5 x 23.5 mm, 260 pages, 66 images color, 4 illustrations s/w
Design: Studio Marie Lusa
Published by Scheidegger & Spiess, ISBN: 978-3-85881-839-3