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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Anima TV3 16th of July

Interview with Han Nefkens in the program Anima in TV3 talking about the Art Aids foundation and its participation in FIB 2009. http://www.tv3.cat

Anima TV3 16th of July

Interview with Han Nefkens in the program Anima in TV3 talking about the ArtAids foundation and its participation in FIB 2009. http://www.tv3.cat/videos/1373799/Veiem-lAnima-de-Han-Nefkens

ArtAids & Gerald Van Der Kaap at FIB-Heineken

Benicàssim Gerald Van der Kaap’s work ‘Yes, Negative’ was a big succes during the FIB-Heineken festival from July 16 to 19. Yes, Negative consists of two vans containing video installations in which a doctor directly addresses the viewer to explain issues related to the AIDs test procedure, in order to reduce people’s fear of taking [...]

LEO COPERS AT UNAIDS

ABOUT THE PROJECT UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, moved into its new headquarters in Geneva in November 2006. The new building houses the UNAIDS ART for AIDS collection, which was assembled through the support of artists, collectors and donors. The ArtAids foundation contributed a specially commissioned work by the Belgian artist Leo [...]

COMING UP 2010: ARTAIDS DAK’ART

2010 – Dakar ABOUT THE PROJECT ArtAids is currently developing an art project in conjunction with DAK’ART, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art in Dakar. The curator of this project is Stef Van Bellingen.

ARTAIDS NORD-PAS DE CALAIS

2009 – Nord-Pas de Calais ABOUT THE PROJECT In the French region of Nord-Pas de Calais, ArtAids will present a collaboration between the FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, other regional cultural institutions and ArtAids Thailand. It is envisaged that ten artists from Thailand and ten artists from France will be invited to reflect upon the Aids issue. The mix [...]

Han Nefkens’ contribution to Health Insurance Fund

For the silent auction of the AmsterdamDiner, Han Nefkens offers a unique couture piece designed by Viktor & Rolf: a gold ‘trompe-l’oeil’ dress embroidered with hundreds of sparkling Swarovski crystals. The minimum bid for the dress is set at €15,000.00. The proceeds from the sale of the dress will go to the Health Insurance Fund. The [...]

‘COVER’ – THE NETHERLANDS 2008

In September 2005 the photographers Viviane Sassen and Martine Stig travelled to Moscow with five ‘condom dresses’ by the Brazilian designer Adriana Bertini in their luggage. Stig and Sassen scouted around five locations in Moscow in search of young women – contemporary Cinderellas – to model the outfits. They recorded their quest in five series [...]

Project ArtAids DAK’ART announced

2010 – Dakar ArtAids is currently developing an art project in conjunction with DAK’ART, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art in Dakar. ArtAids DAK’ART

‘STIGMA’, COMMISSIONED BY ARTAIDS

ABOUT THE PROJECT In 2007, ArtAids commissioned the Dutch photographer Juul Hondius to create a work on the theme ‘Stigma’. The artist travelled to Johannesburg and produced three photographs for ArtAids, which he entitled Hillbrow, Newtown and Noordergesig. The prints of the Stigma series are for sale; ArtAids shares in the proceeds. FOR SALE The three photographs Hillbrow, Newtown [...]