About This Video
FIT professor Anna Blume on the early days of ACT UP
An excerpt from an interview with Anna Blume for the ACT UP Oral History Project. Anna Blume teaches in the History of Art department at FIT.
The ACT UP Oral History Project, founded in 2002, is a collection of interviews from surviving members of ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) who were influential in the group’s struggle against government inefficiency in dealing with the AIDS Crisis. The ACT UP Oral History Project is a program of MIX – The New York Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film Festival.
Recorded: Jan 25, 2010.
Interviewer: Sarah Schulman; Camera: James Wentzy.
(c) 2011, The New York Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film Festival, Inc.
The Museum at FIT presents this video in conjunction to its exhibition A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk. On view September 13, 2013 to January 4, 2014.
More info on The ACT UP Oral History Project: http://www.actuporalhistory.org/
More info on the exhibition A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk: http://fitnyc.edu/21048.asp
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