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HIV/AIDS Posters

August 25 – October 5, 2014


The Smith Gallery features a continuation of Re/Presenting HIV/AIDS with a selection of HIV/AIDS related posters from the The Wolfsonian – Florida International University.

The exhibition, programming, and publication were generously supported by the Herb Jackson and Laura Grosch Gallery Endowment, Davidson College Innovation Grant, Public Lecture Committee, Friends of the Arts, Biology Department, English Department, Gender Studies, Medical Humanities,  Communication Studies, and Health Services.

Images/posters courtesy of The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, Gift of Henry S. Hacker & Family.



Lecture: Nelson Santos, Executive Director of Visual AIDS, will give a public lecture on curating the art of HIV/AIDS. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm, Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center.

Opening Reception: September 4, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm, with a short gallery talk at 6:00pm with artists Shan Kelley, Robert Sherer, and Jessica Whitbread, as well as Nelson Santos of Visual AIDS. Van Every Gallery, Belk Visual Arts Center.

Film Screening: How to Survive a Plague, a documentary about the history of ACT UP. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm, Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center.

Lecture: Dr. Sallie Permar ’97, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Immunology, and Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University Medical Center, will give a public lecture about her research on mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm, Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center.

Film Screening: The Other City, a documentary about the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm, Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center.

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