A New Media AIDS Quilt For The 21st Century
This digital media experiment records video questions, answers and stories by people from all walks of life about HIV/AIDS. Whether HIV+ or HIV-, a loved one or a caregiver, we have all been impacted and affected by this global health pandemic, and we all have a story to tell.
Four decades into the global AIDS pandemic, HIV/AIDS still affects millions of people every day.
Other aids storytelling projects
• The Recollectors: A storytelling site and community for the many children and families left behind by parents who died of AIDS.
• UCSF Library AIDS Oral History Project: Aimed at capturing factual, contextual, and personal information that will enhance the written record, the AIDS Oral History Projects document the experience of physicians, nurses, and scientists who played key roles in the early years of the AIDS epidemic.
• Act Up Oral History Project: A collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York.
• Archives of American Art: Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project: A series of in-depth oral history interviews with key witnesses to the AIDS epidemic and its impact on the visual art community.
• GLBT Historical Society Oral History Projects: The GLBT Historical Society sponsors a wide-scale oral history project to chronicle, preserve and share, including the history of ACT UP/San Francisco and other AIDS direct-action groups in the city.
• UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office: Oral Histories on the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco.
• UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Oral History Center: AIDS Epidemic in San Francisco Oral History Project: Intended to document events of 1981-1984 in the early history of the AIDS epidemic, focusing how decisions were made on biomedical, public health, and social and political issues pertaining to AIDS.
• African American AIDS History Project: A crowd-contributed archive of African American responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It includes printed matter, posters, oral histories, and archival video.
• National Institute of Health: In Their Own Words: NIH Researchers Recall the Early Years of AIDS.
• The University of Utah: American West Center College of Humanities: HIV/AIDS Oral History Project: As part of a broader goal to document the course of the AIDS epidemic in Utah, AWC affiliate faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Clement, Associate Professor of History, is conducting an oral history project that documents the medical, social, cultural, political and religious aspects of the epidemic in this very conservative place.
• AIDS Activist History Project: hosted at Carleton University, is working with the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives on documenting this history, in conjunction with AIDS activists across Canada.
• Visual AIDS: utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
• The AIDS Memorial, Instagram: Stories of Love, Loss & Remembrance.