Miami Art Museum
Miami, FL 33131
2:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Galleries | Art,
Movies | Film
The first feature-length documentary about ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), documents the story of a small group of people who initiated the events that forced the U.S. government and mainstream media to deal with the AIDS crisis.
Dr. Michael Kolber, Director, Comprehensive AIDS Program University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine will attend and update audience on current local initiatives.
Distributed for Day With(out) Art by Visual AIDS. Day Without Art (DWA) began on December 1st 1989 as the national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. Starting in 1997, Visual AIDS added the parentheses to highlight the proactive programming of art projects by artists living with HIV/AIDS, and art about AIDS, that were taking place around the world.
Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving legacy, because AIDS is not over.