200mm3 (2006)

200mm3 is a New Media Interactive Installation that presents personal accounts and stories of people living with HIV/AIDS. Through the use of hand-held scanners, barcode labels, and laboratory equipment, audiences actively discover narratives about the lives, experiences, challenges, memories, and hopes of a group of women, men, and youth affected by the AIDS pandemic. In addition to present stories about the “diseased,” 200mm3 reflects on the city’s socio-economic, ethnic, gender, racial and educational factors that are unraveled through the intimate portraits featured in the piece.

200mm3 informs, raises awareness and educates the general public about the prevalent threat of HIV/AIDS on women, youth, and men living in various neighborhoods of New York City. Through a collection of one-minute video narratives whose themes explore not only the HIV/AIDS condition of the participants, but their lives and experiences, audiences (re)learn about the terminal effects that HIV/AIDS has on people and communities. In ...

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200mm3 is a New Media Interactive Installation that presents personal accounts and stories of people living with HIV/AIDS. Through the use of hand-held scanners, barcode labels, and laboratory equipment, audiences actively discover narratives about the lives, experiences, challenges, memories, and hopes of a group of women, men, and youth affected by the AIDS pandemic. In addition to present stories about the “diseased,” 200mm3 reflects on the city’s socio-economic, ethnic, gender, racial and educational factors that are unraveled through the intimate portraits featured in the piece.

200mm3 informs, raises awareness and educates the general public about the prevalent threat of HIV/AIDS on women, youth, and men living in various neighborhoods of New York City. Through a collection of one-minute video narratives whose themes explore not only the HIV/AIDS condition of the participants, but their lives and experiences, audiences (re)learn about the terminal effects that HIV/AIDS has on people and communities. In the same manner, the narratives serve to acknowledge that the pandemic is not a forgotten disease of the past, and that it still has devastating effects on local communities.

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