Kurt Weston’s Photography Show Remember: An AIDS Retrospective

Today is December 1 – World AIDS Day 2021. Here’s again a #tbt post from a few years ago.

ALINA OSWALD

Remember: An AIDS Retrospective – Photography by Award-Winning Photographer Kurt Weston

This December 1, World AIDS Day 2018, I found myself at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, attending Kurt Weston‘s show, Remember: An AIDS Memorial. I was honored and humbled at the same time to be part of the AIDS Then & Now Panel Discussion, together with esteemed individuals and renowned HIV/AIDS advocates like Philip Yeager, Executive Director/CEO at Radiant Health Centers, and Dr. William Thompson IV, infectious disease and HIV specialist. The panel discussion was moderated by Kurt Weston, award-winning Visual AIDS artist, long-term HIV/AIDS survivor, and advocate.

I met Weston back in 2005, interviewed him several times for A&U Magazine–America’s AIDS Magazine, and wrote a biography about his art and life. This World AIDS Day at Remember: An AIDS Retrospective I found myself surrounded by Weston’s black-and-white photography, and by all its…

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