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Alex Hirst

Alex Hirst was the longtime collaborator with Rotimi Fani-Kayode, One of their collaborations was included in a Camerwork exhibition, Bodies of evidence. “The exhibition addresses, through photographs and stories, the impact of HIV on individuals and society. Six photographic projects have been commissioned to address the impact (sic) HIV infection. The contributions approach this issue from a number of different perspectives, using practices ranging from documentary photography to constructed images. All the contributions are linked by stories expressing direct personal experiences related to HIV and AIDS. The exhibition is a collaboration between Camerawork and The Photo Co-op, and has been devised in consulation with individuals from the Health Education Authority, the Terence Higgins Trust, Frontliners and Body Positive. The exhibition is supported by grants from the Health Education Authority and the Arts Council of Great Britain.” Information from the exhibition press release. ‘Contributions from Frank Ainsworth, Anna Arnone, Rotimi Fani-Kayode and Alex Hirst, John Cole, Crispin Hughes and Chris Boot, and Arabella Plouviez. Exhibition toured to Untitled, Sheffield (3/6/89 - 8/7/89, Stills, Edinburgh (9/9/89 - 14/10/89) “and to other venues around Britain” (Press Release). Exhibition produced by Chris Boot and Anna Harding.’

Related items

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Book relating to a publication, 2000

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1989

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Press release relating to an exhibition, 1989

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London, United Kingdom