Alex Fialho, Programs Director at Visual AIDS, has facilitated projects and conversations around both the history and immediacy of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, utilizing art to maintain HIV/AIDS visibility, consider its legacy, and galvanize contemporary response. Fialho’s extensive oral histories with Douglas Crimp, Lia Gangitano, Gregg Bordowitz, Ron Athey, Nayland Blake, Carrie Yamaoka, Jack Pierson and Marguerite Van Cook will be part of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art’s forthcoming Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic Oral History Project. Fialho was the writer-in-residence for Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost and Found, considering the impact of HIV/AIDS on NYC's dance and performance communities and beyond. He has presented his research on the art of Glenn Ligon and Keith Haring at the College Art Association and NYU Fales Library. He also curates exhibitions for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as Research and Curatorial Associate, and is a frequent contributor to Artforum.
Down the Rabbit Hole: On Psychedelic Sex from Buzz Bense’s Gay Stash
by Alex Fialho
Posted on February 02, 2017