Category Archives: DWA

DWA stands for Day Without Art, an annual day of remembrance for victims of AIDS to coincide with World AIDS Day on December 1 of each year. Initiated in 1990 by Visual AIDS.

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HIV/AIDS Programs that could have been funded instead of Ken Starr

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Accession #: ICI-21758 TITLE:Ken Starr’s Waste DISCUSSION: A postcard printed by Visual AIDS in the height of the Ken Starr investigation into President Clinton’s sexual antics. It highlights the choices our leaders make and underlines the irony of Starr’s efforts. … Continue reading

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Every Ten Minutes Cassette by Robert Farber

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EK ACCESSION #: ICI 21686 TITLE: Every Ten Minutes (audio cassette tape) DISCUSSION: A project by Robert Farber for Visual AIDS on Day Without Art in 1992. There was no sound on the tape except for a gong that rang … Continue reading

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Ephemera Kabinett: Ad seeking volunteers to test HIV Vaccine

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EK ACCESSION#: ICI-21768 TITLE: Newspaper Ad in a Seattle Newspaper seeking volunteers to test an HIV vaccine. DISCUSSION: An ad found in a Seattle ‘give-away’ journal from the late 1990s. To our eyes, the visuals seemed bold and adventurous, perhaps a … Continue reading

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Plague in Virgil’s “Georgics” Pamphlet

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A program for an exhibition organized by Daniel Cornell at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1995 to coincide with the Day Without Art on December 1, World AIDS Day. Today, Visual AIDS prefers to emphasize the people, especially artists, who … Continue reading

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