All photos by Lena Nozizwe. Hear/read accompanying report.
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Filmmaker and fine arts photographer Ann P. Meredith has been documenting social justice issues for more than 40 years. (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)
“Arts AIDS America” is just one of the community events that are part of West Hollywood’s 30th anniversary. (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)
Visual artist Joey Terrill advocates for people with AIDS through his art and through the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. His work, featured in “Art AIDS America,” is as colorful as it is political and it is served up wrapped in the guise of pop art. (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)
Jonathan D. Katz, the co-curator of “Art AIDS America” also co-curated “HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” for the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. The Washington Post described that show as the first “serious exhibition about gay themes in art mounted in a major American museum…” (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)
Former book buyer Mark Simon takes in the preview of “Art AIDS America.” The LA resident plans to fly to see the show in Tacoma, Washington when it opens there in October. (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)
The preview of “Art AIDS America” included a panel discussion featuring co-curator Jonathan Katz and artists Joey Terrill and Ann P. Meredith. (Lena Nozizwe copyright 2015)