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AIDS Memorial Quilt Founders Chat

AIDS Memorial Quilt Founders Chat

AIDS Memorial Quilt Founders Chat

Time Thu Oct 12 2023 at 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

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AIDS Memorial Quilt Founders Chat, 12 October | Online Event | AllEvents.in About the event AIDS Memorial Quilt Founders Chat
Join curator, Matthew Terrell, in an online chat with caretakers of the AIDS Quilt.

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Join curator, Matthew Terrell, in an online Chat with caretakers of the AIDS Quilt.

Recreating the early days of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, Living Room, San Francisco, 1986 takes place in the living room of a Victorian-style home in San Francisco, featuring early panels of the quilt, archive ephemera, and the work of contemporary artists addressing HIV/AIDS.

This program is in conjunction with Living Room, San Francisco, 1986, on view at Fulton County Emma Darnell Aviation Community Cultural Center; 3900 Aviation Circle, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30336 from June 23 - October 15, 2023


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Matthew Terrell is an artist based out of Atlanta. Terrell created The Hate Shield, a series of mobile soundproof walls that block hate speech. His public sculpture Atlanta's HIV+ Population Now at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, used CDC data to chart HIV growth in Atlanta. By day Terrell is a professor of communications at Kennesaw State University.


John Cunningham (executive Director National AIDS Foundation), John joined the National AIDS Memorial as Chief Executive in 2009. John is a fifth generation Californian, having grown up in the East Bay before relocating to New England at the age of seven. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, he received a degree in political science and organizational behavior. John presently resides in Oakland with his husband Joel and their two dogs.


Roddy Williams, manages Quilt Operations for the National AIDS Memorial, joining the team in 2020 and moving to the San Francisco Bay Area from Atlanta, GA, where he worked for the NAMES Project Foundation/AIDS Memorial Quilt since 2003.


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AIDS Memorial Quilt, Five Quilt Blocks , Mixed media on fabric,1985-Present




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