Exhibition Opening Lecture and Celebration for ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987–1993
October 15, 2009
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
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.
For more information, please contact Susannah Hutchison at 617-496-8576 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.