Image: Visual detail from the catalogue published by Danspace Project, New York, on the occasion of Platform 2016: "Lost and Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS".

We welcome everyone to an evening with a repositioning of the history of HIV/AIDS, and a look at the impact of the ongoing AIDS crisis on art, culture and activism.

The programme is free and open to all! Language: English.

Ted Kerr is a Brooklyn-based writer and organizer whose work focuses on HIV/AIDS. He was the programs manager with Visual AIDS. 

Jaime Shearn Coan is writer, PhD Candidate in English at the ​The CUNY Graduate Center, NYC and was co-​editor for Danspace Project Platform 2016 publication ​Lost and Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS.

This evening is generously supported by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York City.

Curatorial Practice at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen offer an MA in Curatorial Practice, the only one of its kind in Norway. It is an international, part-time, two-year low residency, seminar-based education.

Skeivt arkiv is the Norwegian national archive for queer and LGBT history. Our key mission is to collect, document and communicate Norwegian and Scandinavian queer history. Skeivt arkiv is a part of the Department of Special Collections at the University Library in Bergen.  

Queer Forum is an open platform shaped by students and staff at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen. The Queer Forum organise screening nights, reading- and discussion groups, as well as invite guests to lecture. 

See also the Facebook-event here.