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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 [...]

‘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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Cover: Photos for sale

2008 – The Netherlands The Cover-project yielded five series of photographs: Dasha – Bolshoi Ballet Academy (7 photos) Irina – Galereja (7 photos) Natalia – Varvaka Street (7 photos) Monica – B2 (8 photos) Nastya – Hotel Rossija (7 photos) Each series has been produced in an edition of 8 (+ 2 A.P.). Each series is numbered and signed by both photographers [...]

Cover: Presentations

2008-2009 The Netherlands The AMC Brummelkamp Gallery will show Cover from 24 March until 5 May 2009. Cover was first shown at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht in 2008.

Cover: Book with introduction

A book entitled Cover – Viviane Sassen and Martine Stig – is being published by Veenman Publishers in November 2008. It contains all the Cover photographs and an introductory text by Catherine Somzé (see below). The graphic design is by Thomas Buxó. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will go to support [...]

‘ACCESS FOR ALL’ – THAILAND – FRANCE – THE NETHERLANDS 2004 -2006

ABOUT THE PROJECT ‘Access for All’ was the theme of the biennial International Aids Conference held in Bangkok in 2004. In conjunction with the conference, Han Nefkens and Hilde Teerlinck, then director of the CRAC Alsace in Altkirch (FR), asked each of ten artists from different countries to design a work based on this theme. The [...]