Friday, July 02, 1999


Bodies of Resistance
Real Art Ways
Hartford, CT, USA

Installation | 1999
Material: Second-hand rugs, potting soil, plates

first image | installation view
Remnants highlighted the struggle to overcome cultural taboos in order to access critical healthcare information for Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) living with HIV/AIDS, and the need for health service organizations to provide culturally sensitive information on the epidemic to at-risk ethnic populations.

Broken decorative plates were arranged on an assortment of earth-covered rugs.

second image | detail
APIs living with HIV/AIDS sought medical assistance at a later stage of the infection than other racial groups.