Exhibition:
"Overlooked/Underplayed: Videos on Women and AIDS"
Date
February 24 - April 16 1989
Description
"'Overlooked/Underplayed: Videos on Women and AIDS' aims to explore the layers of social and political issues surrounding women and AIDS. Issues probed in this program of videotapes include prostitution and AIDS; pregnancy, abortion and children with AIDS; and the interplay of sexism, racism and class-ism in the media's coverage of Women with AIDS.
The program includes the music videos Safe Sex Slut and Pope, Don't Preach by Scarlet Harlot, an activist for prostitute's rights; three videotapes produced by Gay Men's Health Crisis for its weekly cable television program; an excerpt from Women, Children and AIDS, produced by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation; Reframing AIDS, a media and cultural analysis from Great Britain by Pratibha Parmar, as well as a videotape produced by the AIDS Discrimination Unit of Mew York City's Commission on Human Rights, which tells of Margie Rivera, a Puerto Rican women with AIDS."1
Artists
New Museum curators
Editor
Exhibition
Series
Copyright
Courtesy the Artist and New Museum
Identifier
964