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Visual AIDS Archive Member News
Barton Lidice Benes' work is the subject of a play called Blood at the Royal Court Theatre in London.

Binga, Derek Jackson, Luna Luis Ortiz, Steed Taylor, and Jorge Veras were reviewd in the New York Times by Holland Cotter and in Time Out New York by Franklin Sirmans for DL: The "Down Low" in Contemporary Art at Longwood Art Gallery.

Vincent Cianni received The Jerome Foundation grant with NYU Press for the publication of We Skate Hardcore (co-published by the Center for Documentary Studies) in September 2004.

Joe De Hoyos is Owner and Creative Director of LOL! Brands, a line of men's apparel and paper products focusing on the art of printed graphic and photographic imagery. Detail and products available on-line at:

Rebecca Guberman was accepted in the Lightwork Residency in Syracuse, NY.

Sunil Gupta's book Pictures From Here, covers 20 years of photographs with his own story, a gay Indian artist in 'exile' in North America and Europe. His autobiographical photographs, both political and intimate, documentary and constructed, explore living between cultures. Published in September 2003, in association with Autograph, the Association of Black Photographers.

Derek Jackson will be speaking at the Neuberger Museum of Art of December 2, 2003 on his ongoing project Branching Out.

Elliott Linwood will be featured in the November issue of A&U. Interviewed by Rhomyly Forbes.

Gregory Maskwa accepted the position of Director of Art and Environment for the National Catholic AIDS Network (NCAN). He was also Keynote Speaker and Expressive Art Therapist for AIDS Family Services of Buffalo, NY for their October Retreat in Niagara Falls.

Joyce McDonald took part of the MAC Creations Day of Inspiration Through the Arts geared to inspire Harlem's homeless/HIV infected community. The event was held in August at Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater.

Ian Moyer donated a sculpture to the Desert AIDS Project for their new addition in July 2003.

Luna Luis Ortiz and Shawn Atkins Luna Luis Ortiz and Shawn Atkinswere awarded by HBO for their PSA, Love Me Latex created through Frame by Frame Fierce. Luna also took part of the IGNITE Fashion Show at Metropolitan Pavilion on September 5, 2003 to celebrate the Ballroom Community.

Nevin Robinson is featured in the October issue of A&U magazine. Interviewed by Rhomylly Forbes.

James Romberger and Marguerite Van Cook organized several art exhibitions for the HOWL! Festival in the East Village/Lower East Side. James curated a slide exhibition of Visual AIDS archive members at Tompkin Square Park.

Steed Taylor's Road Tattoos were cover in the July issue of VIBE magazine.

Frederick Weston hosted a happening to benefit Visual AIDS at Stella's Bar in June 2003.

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Visual AIDS Archive Member Exhibitions
Visual AIDS Archive Member Exhibitions
Clifford Smith @
Tenri, Cultural Institute of New York
43A West 13th St, New York, NY. Dialogues in Abstraction: East and West, from December 1-23, 2003. Reception: Friday, December 5, 2003, 6-8 PM.

Jose L. Cortez @
Gallery M
Jose L. Cortez 123 West 135th St, New York, NY, 212.234.4106. Art & Leisure, November 22 - January 25, 2004. Reception: Friday, November 28, 2003 from 6-9PM with a performance at 7:30PM.

Thom Markee @
Wonder Bar Gallery
505 East 6th Street, New York, NY. Reception: Thursday, November 20, 2003, 6-10 PM.

Chuck Nanney @
Debs & Co.
New York, NY. More Songs about Sex and Death, from October 23 - November 29, 2003.

Vincent Cianniin Experience and Exchange: Documentary as the Art of Collaboration @ Kent State University Gallery, Kent, OH in September 2003; Landscape of Desire @ Castilla Comfenaloco -- FotoFiesta, Colombia in October 2003; Locating Intimacy: The Space Between @ San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA from October 28- November 26, 2003.

Brian Buczak and Geoffrey Hendricks @
Emily Harvey Gallery
Four Hands Examining the Color of a Thought, from October 9 - November 15, 2003.

Mark Carter, Derek Jackson, Edwin Lacend, Joyce McDonald, Kenneth Mitchell, Clifford Smith and Frederick Weston @
MoCADA Museum of Comtemporary African Diasporian Art
MoCADA 281 Stuyvesant Avenue Brooklyn, New York. RELEASE, from October 17, 2003 - January 3, 2004. Closing Reception: Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 2:00 pm.

Chuck Nanney, Rene Santos, Paul Thek and others @
Team Gallery
New York, NY. My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They're Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs), from October 18 - November 15, 2003.

Keith Haring @
Pop Shop
New York, NY. Editions 1989, from October 6 - November 23, 2003.

Barton Lidice Benes, William Donovan, Max Greenberg, David Knudsvig, Elliott Linwood, Timothy Lonergan, Luna Luis Ortiz, Eric Rhein, Thomas Somerville, Steed Taylor, Becky Trotter, Kurt Weston, along with Amos Beaida, David Faulk, Michael Golden, horea, Larry JaBell, Yves Moralex, Robert O'Donnell, Austin Prentiss, and Carlos Visintine @
Artists Space
Share Your Vision New York, NY. Share Your Vision, from October 22 - November 1, 2003.

Tom Shooter @
Westbeth Gallery
New York, NY. From October 11 - November 2, 2003.

Binga, Derek Jackson, Luna Luis Ortiz, Steed Taylor, and Jorge Veras among others @
Longwood Art Gallery
Bronx, NY. DL: The "Down Low" in Contemporary Art , November 2003.

Max Greenberg @
New York, NY. Foreplay, from September 9 - October 18, 2003.

Frank Moore @
Sperone Westwater
New York, NY. From September 12, 2003 - October 25, 2003.

Laurence Young @
Open Studio
Northfield, NH. October 2003.

Edward LightnerDon O'Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood, CA in August 2003; Haus, Pasadena, CA in September 2003; Limner Gallery, New York, NY in October 2003; Solo show at BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, CA in Sept. - Oct. 2003.

Carmine SatanielloModus Vivendi, Forest Hills, NY. From July 15 - September 20, 2003; Jobs Lane Gallery, Southampton, NY from June 14th - October 15, 2003.

Robert Blanchon @
Gallery M
New York, NY. Video_Shakes, from August 23-October 4, 2003.

Joe De Hoyos, Martin Freeman, Joel Hoyer, David King, Nancer LeMoins, Fran Lewis, Elliott Linwood, Mooshka, Nevis Robinson among others @
Catharine Clark Gallery
spiceSan Francisco, CA. Spice, sponsored by Visual Aid, SF in August 2003.

Juan Gonzalez @
181 West
New York, NY. New Visions, August 2003.

Steed Taylor @
Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg Gallery
New York, NY. On and Off the Wall, from June 25 - August 1, 2003.

James Romberger, Marguerite Van Cook and others @
The Proposition
New York, NY. From July 8 - August 8, 2003.

Patrick Webb @
Julie Heller Gallery
Provincetown, MA. Home, July 2003.

Michael Berube @
LGBT Community Center
New York, NY. The Pride Show, July 2003.

Luis Carle, John Dugdale, Max Greenberg, Michael Harwood, Derek Jackson, Michael Lee, Michael Mitchell, John Morrison, Ferenc Suto, Steed Taylor, Peter Urban, Patrick Webb, and many others @
View Bar
New York, NY. The Pride Exhibit, June 2003.


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