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ID Number: 6722
Maker: The Silence = Death Collective; ACT UP
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1987
Place Made: United States: New York, New York
Measurements: 86 cm x 56 cm; 33 7/8 in x 22 1/16 in
Main Subject: HIV/AIDS
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Silence=Death Why is Reagan silent about AIDS? What is really going on at the Center for Disease Control, the Federal Drug Administration, and the Vatican? Gays and lesbians are not expendable...Use your power...Vote...Boycott...Defend yourselves...Turn anger, fear, grief into action. AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power

Acquisition Number: 1996-132

The original Silence=Death poster was designed by The Silence = Death Collective in 1987, before ACT UP formed. Gran Fury was not formed until1988., Avram Finkelstein started The Silence = Death Collective with Jorge Socarras in 1985 at the height of the AIDS crisis as a consciousness-raising group, Designed poster in 1987. The newly formed Act Up then reprinted it.

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG for educational and research purposes only. Distribution or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

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