A discussion with Gideon Mendel, a photographer of enormous emotional depth and political sophistication, best known for chronicling AIDS in South Africa.
Mendel is the author of A Broken Landscape: HIV & AIDS in Africa (2001), which depicts the devastation of AIDS but also the activist impulse that seeks to stop it. The talk will include some of his most prominent images, including a photograph of Nelson Mandela donning Treatment Action Campaign’s “HIV Positive” t-shirt.
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Glorya Kaufman Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is available for $8.
UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures
Sponsor(s): World Arts & Cultures/Dance