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Bodies of Evidence | Stories about living with HIV

Group show at Camerawork. 1989
Date: 14 April, 1989 until 20 May, 1989
Curator: Chris Boot & Anna Harding
Organiser: Camerawork/The Photo Co-op

Extracts from the exhibition press release: “This 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.”

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 Gallery, Sheffield (3/6/89 - 8/7/89, Stills, Edinburgh (9/9/89 - 14/10/89) “and to other venues around Britain” (Press Release).

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People in this exhibition

»  Chris Boot

Born, 1960 in Telford

»  Rotimi Fani-Kayode

Born, 1955 in Nigeria. Died, 1989

Exhibition venues

»  Camerawork

London, United Kingdom