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After Silence : a History of AIDS Through Its Images.

Author: Avram Finkelstein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2017.
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Early in the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six gay activists created one of the most iconic and lasting images that would come to symbolize a movement: a protest poster of a pink triangle with the words ""Silence = Death."" The graphic and the slogan still resonate today, often used--and misused--to brand the entire movement. Cofounder of the collective Silence = Death and member of the art collective Gran Fury, Avram  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finkelstein, Avram.
After Silence : A History of AIDS Through Its Images.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avram Finkelstein
ISBN: 9780520968028 0520968026
OCLC Number: 1004609997
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents: Cover; After Silence; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; Introduction: AIDS 2.0; PART I. SILENCE = DEATH; 1. The Immigrant; 2. The Political Poster; 3. War; PART II. GRAN FURY; 4. Read My Lips; 5. Kissing Doesn't Kill; 6. Art Is Not Enough; PART III. AFFINITY; 7. Men: Use Condoms or Beat It; 8. Women Don't Get AIDS, They Just Die from It; 9. The Four Questions, Part 1: The Viral Divide; 10. The Four Questions, Part 2: Intergenerationality; Epilogue: Notstalgia; Index.
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Early in the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six gay activists created one of the most iconic and lasting images that would come to symbolize a movement: a protest poster of a pink triangle with the words ""Silence = Death."" The graphic and the slogan still resonate today, often used--and misused--to brand the entire movement. Cofounder of the collective Silence = Death and member of the art collective Gran Fury, Avram Finkelstein tells the story of how his work and other protest artwork associated with the early years of the pandemic were created. In writing about art and AIDS activism, the formation o.

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