AIDS ACTION NOW launched the POSTER/virus project last night at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
AAN and Toronto Drug Users Union member Zoe Dodd talks about her collaborative poster made with with John Greyson on harm reduction and prisions for the AAN POSTER/virus project. Zoe addresses Bill-C 10 and Harper’s prison expansion (aka Canada’s National Housing Strategy), government perpetrated genocide through defunding the Global Fund on AIDS, TB and Malaria, and the collective passion and fighting we need to step up in order to act against these attacks on our communities.
Artist and academic Allyson Mitchell and AAN member Jessica Whitbread talk about their collaborative “FUCK POSITIVE WOMEN” poster from the AAN POSTER/Virus project. Mitchell talks about creating new sex positive iconographies for HIV-positive women and their work with the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW).