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A selection of exhibitions curated by Visual AIDS and collaborative efforts utilizing the Frank Moore Archive Project

ReMixed Messages an exhibition of over thirty text-based works reflecting reactions to and connections through HIV/AIDS across generations, curated by John Chaich, featuring work by Robert Blanchon · Paul Chisholm · Cammi Climaco · Amanda Curreri · Craig Damrauer · Joe De Hoyos · Chloe Dzubilo · John Giorno · Felix Gonzalez-Torres · Nolan Hendrickson · Linda Hesh · Lisa Iglesias · James Jaxxa · Frank H. Jump · Jayson Keeling · Larry Krone · Sam McKinniss · Maggie Michael · Ivan Monforte · J. Morrison · Nightsweats & T-cells · Yoko Ono · Jack Pierson · Hunter Reynolds · Kay Rosen · Tim Tate · Charlie Welch · David Wojnarowicz and Rob Wynne. First presented as Mixed Messages at La MaMa La Galleria, New York City in 2011, this DC exhibition co-produced by Visual AIDS and Transformer is remixed for the International AIDS Conference 2012 in Washington DC, supported by Transformer gallery and hosted at Fathom, 1333 14th St., NW / Washington, DC from July 24 - August 4, 2012. Opening Reception: Tuesday, July 24, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Closing Reception: Thursday, August 2, 6-8 pm. Gallery Hours at Fathom Gallery: Tuesday, July 24 - Friday, July 27, 2-6 pm, Saturday, July 28, 12-6 pm, Tuesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 4, 11-3 pm. Full-color printed catalogue available or download pdf version here. See Washington Post article by Philip Kennicott here.

Undetectable curated by Nathan Lee and Assistant Curator, Rachel Cook featuring work by Mary Walling Blackburn, Andy Campbell, DUOX, Helen Epstein, Cevdet Erek, Kenyon Farrow, Robert Flack, Carl George, Ann Lauterbach, LAMAR, Bjarne Melgaard, Laurie Parson, Bradley Pitts, Heather Rowe, Richert Schnorr, SKOTE, and Carey Young. La MaMa La Galleria, 6 East First Street, NYC, May 31 - June 30, 2012. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 31, 2012 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Public Programs: Artist Talk & Curator Walk on Saturday, June 16, 2:00 - 4:00 PM; Conversation with Helen Epstein and Kenyon Farrow on Thursday, June 21, 6:00 - 7:30 PM; and Performances by Mary Walling Blackburn and SKOTE on Friday, June 29, 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Catalogue available at the gallery or download pdf version here.

The Sword of Damocles: Selections from the Frank Moore Archive Project curated by Patrick Webb for Visual AIDS, featuring Bradford Branch, Jerry Frost, Michael Golden, Frank Holliday, Martin Klug, Jonathan Leiter, Michael Lownie, Ricardo Morin, Joseph Stabilito, Patrick Webb, Peter Wyman and Laurence Young. The Painting Center, 547 W. 27th St., Suite 500, NYC, Nov. 29 - Dec. 23, 2011. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 6-8 PM. Artist Talk: Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-8 PM. Download The Sword of Damocles catalog here. Read the curator statement and view a selection of the artwork in the December 2011 web gallery here. Watch the NY1 coverage here.

Visual AIDS presents Untitled by Jim Hodges, Carlos Marques da Cruz and Encke King. Screening at over 65 locations nationwide on Day With(out) Art - Dec. 1, 2011. Click here for locations, programs and details.

Mixed Messages presents over 40 text-based works by visual artists and designers whose reactions to and connections through HIV/AIDS reflect the contemporary moment's tenor on the pandemic. Curated by John Chaich for Visual AIDS, including Robert Blanchon, Anthony Burrill, Paul Chisholm, Cammi Climaco, Amanda Curreri, Craig Damrauer, Joe De Hoyos, Chloe Dzubilo & T De Long, Experimental Jetset, Avram Finkelstein, Nicholas Fraser, General Idea, John Giorno, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Andrew Graham, Gran Fury, Nolan Hendrickson, Leslie Hewitt, James Jaxxa, James Joyce, Deborah Kass, Matt Keegan, Amanda Keeley, Jayson Keeling, KleinReid, Larry Krone, Lou Laurita, Rudy Lemcke, Glenn Ligon, Liz Maugans, Sam McKinniss, Lucas Michael, Ivan Monforte, J. Morrison, Nightsweats & T-cells, Yoko Ono, Christopher Pennock, Jack Pierson, Kay Rosen, Charlie Welch, Frederick Weston, David Wojnarowicz and Rob Wynne. La Mama La Galleria, NYC. June 2 - July 3, 2011.
Read the curator statement here or download the full-color Mixed Messages catalogue here.
See Mixed Messages reviews in The New York Times and Critics' Picks.

Visual AIDS presents Last Address directed by Ira Sachs. Day With(out) Art screenings include Tate Modern, Whitney, New Museum, Museum of Art & Design, El Museo del Barrio, The Getty, Andy Warhol Museum, Wexner Center for the Arts, Museum of Sex, Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Rachel Uffner Gallery, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Grey Art Gallery at NYU, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Union Gallery at University of Arizona, Fales Library & Special Collections at NYU, The LGBT Center of NYC and Bloomberg.

To Believe curated by Jeffrey Walkowiak for Visual AIDS, La Mama La Galleria, NYC. Featuring David Cannon Dashiell, Robert Flack, Frank Haines, Rachel Harrison, Ben Judd, Susan MacWilliam, Joanna Malinowska, Shana Moulton, Bede Murphy, Jeanine Oleson, Clifford Smith, Spirit Tours (Dave Hardy & Siebren Versteeg), Scott Treleaven. Download To Believe catalogue.

You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real): The Work of Robert Blanchon, curated by Sasha Archibald, Tania Duvergne and Bethany Martin-Breen, The Tracey/Barry Gallery of the Fales Library & Special Collection, Bobst Library, New York University, NY November 19, 2009 - March 25, 2010. Download the You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) brochure here.

Tainted Love, curated by Steven Lam and Virginia Solomon for Visual AIDS, La Mama La Galleria, NY. Click here to download the Tainted Love catalogue. Read The New York Times review by Holland Cotter here.

Positive Voices: World AIDS Day Exhibit, featuring Greg Mitchell, Richard Renaldi and George Towne curated by Salvatore Seeley, CAMP Rehoboth, DE

SIDE X SIDE, curated by Dean Daderko for Visual AIDS, La Mama's La Galleria, NY. Read The New York Times review by Holland Cotter here.

AIDS Awareness Broadside Exhibition, organized by Tides Foundation, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, NY

Positive Voices: World AIDS Day Exhibit, featuring Niccolo Cataladi and Greg Mitchell curated by Salvatore Seeley, CAMP Rehoboth, DE

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FRAMING AIDS, curated by Hector Canonge from the Visual AIDS Frank Moore Archive Project, Queens Museum of Art, NY

Robert Blanchon: Loss, Memory and Mortality, organized by Franklin Art Works, Visual AIDS and the Estate of Robert Blanchon, Franklin Art Works, MN

Positive Voices: World AIDS Day Exhibit, featuring Eric K. Lerner and Steed Taylor curated by Salvatore Seeley, CAMP Rehoboth, DE

Robert Blanchon + Stephen Andrews, curated by Visual AIDS, Kendall Campus Art Gallery, Miami Dade College, FL

Between Ten, curated by Nelson Santos, presented in collaboration with the AIDS 2006 Conference, Spin Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Screening HIV, video program curated by Amy Sadao, in conjunction with the AIDS 2006 Conference, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

Do You Think I'm Disco?, curated by Edwin Ramoran with collaborative broadsides and featured artists from Visual AIDS, Longwood Art Gallery, NY

Positive Voices: World AIDS Day Exhibit, featuring Richard Sawdon-Smith and Steed Taylor curated by Salvatore Seeley, CAMP Rehoboth, DE

Lightbox, ICAAC Conference, Washington, DC; Art Gallery at Houston Community College, Houston, TX; and MSC Forsyth Center Galleries, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Robert Blanchon Preview, hosted at Robert Miller Gallery, NY

Thom Markee and TRET, organized by NYU Program Board, NYU Kimmel Center, NY

Screening HIV: a night of new(ish) film and video considering HIV and the AIDS pandemic, curated by Amy Sadao, Artists Space, NY

Release II, curated by MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY

DWA Slide Projection, curated by The International Center of Photography, NY

Art From The HIV Community, GSK exhibit of recently acquired artwork from the Archive Project, ICAA, Washington, DC (permanent collection house at GSK offices, NC)

HIV+WOMEN+ART, curated by the Puffin Foundation, PFC Gallery, NJ

Life Made Strange: Otherness, curated by Frank Jump, Fading Ad Gallery, NY

A Big Hairy Show, curated by Nelson Santos, The Alice Band, NY

Lightbox, Community Arts Center, Penn State, Altoon, PA

Share Your Vision, juried exhibition organized by Visual AIDS, Artists Space, NY (catalogue)

Lightbox, The McGraw Gallery, Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ; Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ; and Artists Space, New York, NY

Luna Luis Ortiz, The McGraw Gallery, NJ

Well Hung: The Pride Show, slide exhibit curated by Jackson, View Bar, NY

Release, curated by Sally Block & Laurie Cumbo, MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY

Weather Report, curated by Craig Bunting, Gallery for the Arts, KY

Go Figure, curated by Nelson Santos, LGBT Center, NY

Video Positive, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY

Lightbox, Art in General, NY; Christ Church, Belleville, NJ; Unitarian Church of Montclair, Montclair, NJ; Planned Parenthood, Camden, NJ; and GMAD, NY

The 13th Annual ACPA AIDS Memorial, featuring slides projections from Visual AIDS, Long Beach, CA

With and Without You: Re-Visitations of Art in the Age of AIDS, curated by Royce Smith, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Sight of Construction, curated by Michael Gonzalez and Nelson Santos, LGBT Center, NY

Lightbox, Recitation Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; 45 Bleeker Theater, NY; Fleckenstein Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Artemis Gallery, Seattle, WA; Chelsea Eye, NY; and GMHC, NY

Philip Calkins, Niccolo Cataldi, David Reyes & Nora Wallower, 45 Bleecker Theater, NY

It's Closer Than You Think, curated by David Krueger, GMHC, NY

Becky Trotter: Pull Up A Chair, collaboration with GMHC, NY

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Bodies of Resistance, curated by Barbara Hunt, KNSA Gallery, Durban, South Africa (catalogue)

Lightbox, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; and Robeson Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Visual AIDS: Selections From the Archive Project, Robeson Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Preston McGovern, Jolanta Rakouska Clifford Smith & David Spiher, curated by Visual AIDS, Chelsea Eye, NY

New Beginnings, Independent Arts Gallery, NY

Our Wandering Thoughts, curated ABACA's Satellite Academy, Thread Waxing Space, NY

Bradford Branch, Joyce McDonald, Ron Singleton & Clifford Smith, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Memorial Community Center, NY

Recovering the Positive: Originals, curated by Arnold & Shelia Aronson Galleries, Parsons School of Design, NY

Erotic Photo Exhibit, La Maison de Sade, NY

Bodies of Resistance, curated by Barbara Hunt, Real Art Ways, CT (catalogue)

Desire, curated by Ernesto Pujol, National Arts Club, NY; and Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse, NY (catalogue)

Bearing Witness (to AIDS), photographs by Thomas McGovern, collaboration with Art Resources Transfer, NY (publication)

Visual AIDS Web Gallery, Launched at

Positively Art Exhibit, Abbott Laboratories hosted at MoCA, Chicago, IL

What We've Lost: Artists and AIDS, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY

Tim McCarran, Eric Molnar, Steed Taylor & Nora Wallower, Studio 24, NY

Video Lounge Screening, curated by Laurie Halsey Brown, The Knitting Factory, NY

Mapping No Boundaries, (catalogue) Organized over 20 solo or two-person shows by artists with HIV/AIDS, and various group show and events though out NJ and NY, including:

  • Salon, juried Exhibition, The National Arts Club, NY
  • Positive Art, curated by John Clermont, The Gershwin Hotel and Gallery, NY
  • Linking Lives, The Bronx Museum, NY
  • A Collaborative Self-Portrait, Jersey City Museum, NJ
  • What Now?, curated by Victor Davison, Barbara Hunt and Cesar Trasobares, Aljira, NJ (postcard catalogue)

Lightbox Exhibit, The National Arts Club, NY

Not Sacred, curated by Barbara Hunt, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY

The Cocktail: Copy Berg, William Cullum & Joe DeHoyos, Flamingo East, NY

A Living Testament of the Blood Fairies: Part II, curated by Sur Rodney (Sur), and Geoffrey Hendricks, Printed Matter, NY

Arts Communities/AIDS Communities, conceived by Geoffrey Hendricks and David Hirsh, Boston Center for the Arts, MA (catalogue)

No Show, curated by Nick Debs, St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, NY (catalogue)

Day Without Art/World AIDS Day Exhibition, Gallery of the Borough President of Manhattan, NY

A Living Testament of the Blood Fairies, curated by Frank Moore, Sur Rodney (Sur), and Geoffrey Hendricks, Artists Space, NY

ABC Index, curated by Geoffrey Hendricks and Sur Rodney (Sur), Gracie Mansion/Fred Dorfman Projects, NY

The First Ten, curated by Ernesto Pujol and Susan Schreiber, PS 122, NY (catalogue)

POSITIVE ACTIONS: Visual AIDS Competition, Clocktower Gallery, DC 37 Union Headquarters, and Longwood Gallery, NY

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