TRANSMISSIONS – WORLD AIDS DAY – Day With(out) Art
Village.Berlin presents with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. Facebook event page here
The video program brings together artists working across the world: Jorge Bordello (Mexico), Gevi Dimitrakopoulou (Greece), Las Indetectables (Chile), George Stanley Nsamba (Uganda), Lucía Egaña Rojas (Chile/Spain), and Charan Singh (India/UK).
The program does not intend to give a comprehensive account of the global AIDS epidemic, but provides a platform for a diversity of voices from beyond the United States, offering insight into the divergent and overlapping experiences of people living with HIV around the world today. The six commissioned videos cover a broad range of subjects, such as the erasure of women living with HIV in South America, ineffective Western public health campaigns in India, and the realities of stigma and disclosure for young people in Uganda.
As the world continues to adapt to living with a new virus, COVID-19, these videos offer an opportunity to reflect on the resonances and differences between the two epidemics and their uneven distribution across geography, race, and gender.
PROGRAM 6pm30 – 9pm
• Opening and Sharing
• Special Guest Appearance Dan Glass, ACT UP London
•Virtual Memoriam Ritual
• Screening of Video (48min)
• Sharing Circle
TRANSMISSIONS will premiere on November 30 at 6pm EST as part of a special online screening event hosted by Visual AIDS and supported by [institution name]. A live Q&A with the commissioned artists will follow the screening. Please RSVP here to receive updates about this event.
Beginning December 1, the video program will be available to view online at visualaids.org/transmissions.
Visual AIDS is a New York-based non-profit that utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
Moderation: Florian Filtzinger (Village.Berlin)
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•This event takes place online via Zoom.
•This event will be held in English due to the artistic content and cooperation with London, UK.
ZOOM LINK https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81689492418
•Free event for members and for non-members.