• 'AIDS - Based on a True Story'


    'AIDS - Based on a True Story'



AIDS: Based on a True Story is an exhibition curated by Vladimir ? ajkovac for the German Hygiene Museum. The foundation for the exhibition was the museum ’ s extensive collection of AIDS posters from around the world, from which ? ajkovac added other historic objects, art works and activist memorabilia. The exhibition looks at HIV/AIDS through the lens of media and representation. In this article writer and organizer Theodore Kerr explores the exhibition putting it in conversation with contemporary representations of HIV/AIDS and questioning the role that nostalgia plays in how AIDS is understood in media.

How to Cite: Kerr, T . (2016) “'AIDS - Based on a True Story'”, Dandelion: Postgraduate Arts Journal and Research Network. 7(1). doi: 10.16995/ddl.341



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12 Jul 2016
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