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ARTISTS ACTION AROUND AIDS (article first published : 2004-05-22)

The Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg is currently hosting Artists Action around AIDS in the Main Exhibition Room.

This exhibition is a collection of artworks in a diverse range of media that explores the role of the visual arts in the struggle against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The contradictions and paradoxes of a disease that evokes fear, stigma, alienation and isolation are featured on the one hand. On the other, the exhibition also manifests emotional and social responses of celebration, hope, faith and social upliftment.

The exhibition is curated by Bren Brophy from HIVAN, The Centre for HIV/AIDS Networking and is sponsored by Artists for Human Rights Trust and Elliot International.

The exhibition closes on August 29, 18h00.




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