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    Exhibition Opening Lecture and Celebration for ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987–1993

    Presented by at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

    October 15, 2009

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    Exhibition Opening Lecture and Celebration for ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987–1993

    6:00pm
    Carpenter Center Lecture
    Collective Action: Calling All Artists
    Robert Vazquez Pacheco, artist and writer, member of Gran Fury
    Avram Finkelstein, artist and writer, member of Gran Fury and Silence=Death Project
    Sarah Schulman, co-director, ACT UP Oral History Project; novelist, historian, and playwright; professor of English, City University of New York
    Jim Hubbard,...

    6:00pm
    Carpenter Center Lecture
    Collective Action: Calling All Artists
    Robert Vazquez Pacheco, artist and writer, member of Gran Fury
    Avram Finkelstein, artist and writer, member of Gran Fury and Silence=Death Project
    Sarah Schulman, co-director, ACT UP Oral History Project; novelist, historian, and playwright; professor of English, City University of New York
    Jim Hubbard, co-director, ACT UP Oral History Project; filmmaker

    7:00pm
    Reception and Opening of the Exhibition
    Join curators Helen Molesworth and Claire Grace as well as exhibitors Robert Vazquez Pacheco, Avram Finkelstein, Sarah Schulman, Jim Hubbard, and members of Fierce Pussy.

    Free admission.

    For more information, please contact Susannah Hutchison at 617-496-8576 or susannah_hutchison@harvard.edu.

    The above program is presented in conjunction with ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987–1993, an exhibition of over 70 politically-charged posters, stickers, and other visual media that emerged during a pivotal moment of AIDS activism in New York City. Organized by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and the Harvard Art Museum. On view at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts October 15–December 23, 2009.


    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

    24 Quincy Street, Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    6:00 - 9:00 pm

    Phone: 617-496-8576


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