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Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis - a panel discussion

Audio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt on 26 May 2018. The event was chaired by Simon Gennard, 2017 Blumhardt Foundation/Creative New Zealand Curatorial Intern and curator of Sleeping Arrangements and featured panelists Kevin Jensen, Richard Benge and Julia Craig. A special thank you to the Dowse Art Museum and participants for allowing this event to be recorded and shared.

Quilt panels mentioned in this recording include: Brendan Pole, Ian Williams, John Chorlton, John Eade and Rudi ten Have, Leigh Teirawhiti Ransfield, Rodger Wright, Simon Morley, the Taitokerau Block and the World AIDS Day 1994 block.

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  • 0:00:05 - Simon Gennard (chair)
  • 0:04:00 - Kevin Jensen
  • 0:20:30 - Richard Benge
  • 0:30:15 - Julia Craig
  • 0:36:46 - Simon Gennard - questions
  • 0:57:50 - Audience questions


1980s, 1990s, 2010s, academia, act up, activism, aids at home (exhibition), aids memorial quilt, aids orphan, aids support network,, ann packer, antiretroviral drugs, aotearoa new zealand, apathy, art aids america (exhibition), artist, artists alliance, arts, arts access aotearoa, arts council of new zealand, auckland art gallery, bdsm, beacons of hope (wellington), breast feeding, brendan pole, burnout, candlelight memorials, catherine tizard, cd4 count, cd4 threshold, charlie tredway, cleve jones, cremation, death, denny moran, derek jarman, dowse art museum, drug trial, ektachrome archive, exhibition, felix gonzalez-torres, gay, gee's bend (usa), grave, grief, healing, heirloom, hiv education, hiv stigma, hiv/aids, homosexual, house of labeija, how to survive a plague (documentary), ian smith, ian williams, implicated and immune (exhibition), jean stewart, john chorlton, john eade, julia craig, justin smith, karanga, keith gray, kevin jensen, kia labeija, kiki smith, leigh teirawhiti ransfield, liberace, lower hutt, lyle ashton harris, malcolm harrison, manners mall, media, memorial, michael fowler centre, michael mccabe, mr gay new zealand, museum of new zealand te papa tongarewa, names project, needle exchange programme, nelson, new york city, new zealand aids foundation (nzaf), new zealand aids memorial quilt, nicki eddy, nzaf Āwhina centre, people of colour, peter cuthbert, pharmaceutical management agency (pharmac), photography, poofter, prep (pre-exposure prophylaxis),, protease inhibitors, quilt, red spill (installation), remembrance, research, richard benge, ritual, rob calder, robert mapplethorpe, rodger wright, romania, ron athey, rudi ten have, rudolf nureyev, san francisco, school, sewing, sex, sex work, sexual histories (university of auckland paper), simon gennard, simon morley, sleeping arrangements (exhibition, 2018), stigma, storytelling, suzanne lacy, tangata whenua, ted kerr, television, terry stringer, the crystal quilt, undetectable viral load, unfolding, united states of america, university of auckland, voguing, washington d.c., welby ings, wellington, wellington botanic gardens, wellington railway station, westfield mall, window gallery (auckland), working bee, world aids day, zac langdon-pole

Record date:26th May 2018
Location:Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
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Archive:The master recording is archived at the Alexander Turnbull Library (OHDL-004540).