Make Art/Stop AIDS Open House
Dr. David Gere, Associate Professor and co-chair of World Arts and Cultures, UCLA
Wednesday, February 28, 200712:00 PM - 1:00 PM
208 Glorya Kaufman Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
As part of his ongoing MAKE ART/STOP AIDS initiative, WAC associate
professor and co-chair David Gere invites members of the campus
community to look in on the eponymous undergraduate class he is offering
this quarter. With the magisterial Keiskamma Altarpiece as backdrop,
more than 40 undergrads are working in groups to devise arts-based HIV
interventions. Gere will outline the philosophy of the class while
students share projects they have planned for South Africa, Senegal,
India, Peru, Brazil, and South Central Los Angeles.
MAKE ART/STOP AIDS, launched with a Global Impact Research Grant from
the UCLA International Institute, is a network of artists committed to
intervening in the AIDS epidemic. It is also an international touring
exhibition, set to open at the UCLA Fowler Museum in February 2008; a
group of pilot projects primarily in India; and a UCLA class for
undergraduates, funded in part by the Office of Instructional
Development. David Gere directs the project, as well as the new Art |
Global Health Center at UCLA.
Parking is available in lot 3 for $8.
Sponsor(s): UCLA International Institute, Globalization Research Center - Africa