Friday, June 26, 2009

Art & HIV: A Conversation

In Recognition of National HIV Testing Day
Saturday, June 27, 2009

James Renwick Alliance Education Room (4th Floor)

55 M Street, SE
Washington, DC
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FREE and Open to the Public

Presented by Authentic Contemporary Art

A special forum featuring visual art, music, poetry and dance.

Join us in a special dialogue about how art can play a role as an agent for education and treatment for people who are at risk or have been affected with HIV or AIDS. This forum will feature spoken word and other performances as well as representatives from the art community that is making a difference in the fight against HIV. Artwork from representing organizations will also be on view.

Forum Participants

Maceo Thomas, MPH, Co-Founder
Liberated Muse Productions
Public Health Advocate

Bassey Ikpi
Poet/Spoken Word Artist

The Saartijie Project
Dance and Performance Art Ensemble

Nil Sismanyazici-Navaie
Arts for Global Development, Inc.

Khadijah Tribble
Executive Director
Pediatric HIV/AIDS Care, Inc.

Solomon Irwin Royster
Board Member
Ward 7 Arts Collaborative

Tina Lassiter
Director of Art Programs & Acquisitions
Children's National Medical Center
Board of Directors, Society for the Arts in Healthcare

For more information about Artomatic, visit the website here.

Authentic Contemporary Art
938 E. Swan Creek Road
Fort Washington, Maryland 20744
Email: artinfo[at]

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