Between noon and 6 P.M. on Thursday, September 12, SDAI is offering free HIV testing, free admission to Forging Territories, free docent-led tours tailored for HIV-impacted individuals and communities, and a 6 P.M. panel discussion featuring artist and HIV activist Joey Terrill.
The event is open to the entire community and is presented with the generous cooperation of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the AntiViral Research Center at UCSD. Free HIV testing will be provided by AVRC for gay or bi men and trans women. The panelists for "Race, HIV, and Art: the Impact of HIV/AIDS on LGBTQ Artists and Communities of Color," will be discussing the cultural and medical aspects of the virus as well as current methods of testing and treatment.
The evening will conclude with time for Q&A and socializing, with full bar and complimentary refreshments.
Reservations to participate in the day's events are not required.
Image: Joey Terrill, Just What Is It, That Makes Todays Homos, So Different, So Appealing?, 2009-2011, Mixed mediums on canvas. Image courtesy of the artist.