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Daily Archives: July 9, 2009

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 [...]