Articles tagged with: Keith Haring

Profile: your nostalgia Is killing me

published: July, 13, 2017 Written by // CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource Categories // Social Media, Activism, Gay Men, Youth, Features and Interviews, Living with HIV, Media, Opinion Pieces, CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource

Activist Ian Bradley-Perrin on how romanticizing the past can obscure the present. Interview by Sarah Liss for CATIE's Positive Side.

Profile: your nostalgia Is killing me

Your Nostalgia Is Killing Me, 2013. Vincent Chevalier with Ian Bradley-Perrin for AIDS ACTION NOW! / PosterVIRUS About five years ago, pop culture saw a flood of what can only be described as AIDS nostalgia. The catalyst wasn’t immediately apparent. Was it generational curiosity? Retro fetishism? Had enough time passed to transform the real trauma of the deadly ignorance, stigma, inaction and grief of the 1980s and early ’90s into, well, entertainment—or at least something more suited

HIV Heroes of the Arts (1) Keith Haring: the ‘funny looking kid’

published: September, 30, 2013 Categories // Art, Arts and Entertainment, Living with HIV

Dave R: If anybody’s work encapsulated a moment in time it was Keith Haring’s. A geeky, New York, street artist whose images are instantly recognisable on anything from coffee cups to city walls;

HIV Heroes of the Arts (1) Keith Haring: the ‘funny looking kid’

 “I am not a beginning I am not an end I am a link in a chain” Keith Haring You only have to look at one of Keith Haring’s pieces to feel that you’ve seen it somewhere before. All those funny little dancing figures and brightly-coloured cartoon-like graphics seem very familiar. They evoke memories of children’s puzzles, mazes in comics or even aboriginal art and they inevitably leave you with a good feeling and a smile on your face. Maybe the reason is that his work became so w