Critical Writing Index

AIDS Media: Counter-Representations

by Lucinda Furlong

New American Film and Video Series, 1989, pp. 1-4

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989

This essay, from the catalogue for the exhibition AIDS Media: Counter-Representations, describes how the four films and eighteen videotapes included in the exhibition function as "counter-images" by analyzing the socio-cultural mechanisms that produce AIDS stereotypes.

ITEM 1989.038 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

AIDS News: A DemonstrationRobert Huff

Testing the LimitsTesting the Limits Collective

Dictors, Liars and WomenJean Carlomusto and Maria Maggenti

Transformer/AIDSPaper Tiger Southwest

Seize Control of the FDAGregg Bordowitz and Jean Carlomusto

We're Desperate, Get Used to ItRobert Huff

The Helms AmendmentJean Carlomusto

They Are Lost to Vision AltogetherTom Kalin

The ADS EpidemicJohn Greyson

A.I.D.S.C.R.E.A.M.Jerry Tartaglia

The 2nd EpidemicAmber Hollibaugh

Ojos que no ven (Eyes that fail to see)Jose Gutierrez

Up in Arms over Needle ExchangeJean Carlomusto and Hilery

Till Death Do Us PartGinny Durrin

Work Your BodyGregg Bordowitz and Jean Carlomusto

DannyStashu Kybartas

An Individual Desires SolutionLarry Brose

Song from an AngelDavid Weissman

Chuck Solomon: Coming of AgeMarc Huestis and Wendy Dallas

The Inaugural Display of the NAMES Project QuiltDavid Thompson