DUETS: Stephen Andrews & Gregg Bordowitz in Conversation
VISUAL AIDS

DUETS: Stephen Andrews & Gregg Bordowitz in Conversation

DUETS: Stephen Andrews & Gregg Bordowitz in Conversation

Gregg Bordowitz speaks to longtime friend and Visual AIDS artist member, Stephen Andrews about painting, poetry, cosmology, and survival.

In the forward, Lynne Tillman writes:

"Telling words recur in this smart, generous conversation between Stephen Andrews and Gregg Bordowitz: patience, responsibility, feminism, ethics, poetry, cosmology, AIDS, art, gift, freedom, body, work, mortality. From their youth, the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s made indelible, desperate claims on Andrews and Bordowitz. Both men grew up with it, and its effects on their own bodies. They saw many friends and colleagues die, too many, and they themselves expected to die. Somehow they survived long enough to be saved by protease inhibitors, which appeared in 1996."

Stephen Andrews is a Toronto-based artist know for making artworks that mediate between analogue techniques and mass-media imagery.

Gregg Bordowitz is a writer and artist living in New York. He is also the director of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Low Residency MFA Program.

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DUETS is a series of publications that pairs artists, activists, writers, and thinkers in dialogues about their creative practices and current social issues around HIV/AIDS. These engaging and highly readable conversations highlight the connections between communities of artists and activists. Drawing from the Visual AIDS Artist Registry and Archive Project, this series continues Visual AIDS’ mission to support, promote, and honor the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.

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DUETS: STEPHEN ANDREWS & GREGG BORDOWITZ IN CONVERSATION

62 PP, 14 COLOR PLATES, PERFECT BOUND, SOFTCOVER, 7.5” X 5.5”

PUBLISHED BY VISUAL AIDS, SEPTEMBER 2014

DUETS SERIES EDITOR: NELSON SANTOS, VISUAL AIDS.  MANAGING EDITORS: BARBARA SCHRODER AND KAREN KELLY OF DANCING FOXES PRESS AND TED KERR, VISUAL AID.  BOOK DESIGN: TIFFANY MALAKOOTI.  PRINTER: DIE KEURE, BRUGGE, BELGIUM

ISBN 978-0-9678425-4-7