Everyone I know is sick: Screening Programme

Everyone I know is sick – Screening Programme

Date/Time: Fri, 1 Dec @ 6-8PM
Location: APSC Compound
35 Lily Road, 36 Thao Dien St.
District 2, Thu Duc City,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Language: English & Vietnamese

Sàn Art is proud to partner with Visual AIDS and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for Day With(out) Art 2023 by presenting “Everyone I Know Is Sick,” a programme of five videos generating connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability.*

The program features newly commissioned work by Dorothy Cheung (Hong Kong), Hiura Fernandes & Lili Nascimento (Brazil), Beau Gomez (Canada/Philippines), Dolissa Medina & Ananias P. Soria (USA), and Kurt Weston (USA).

Inspired by a statement from Cyrée Jarelle Johnson in the book Black Futures, Everyone I Know Is Sick examines how our society excludes disabled and sick people by upholding a false dichotomy of health and sickness. Inviting us to understand disability as a common experience rather than an exception to the norm, the program highlights a range of experiences spanning HIV, COVID, mental health, and aging. The commissioned artists foreground the knowledge and expertise of disabled and sick people in a world still grappling with multiple ongoing pandemics.

About Day With(Out) Art

Day With(Out) Art is a project of Visual AIDS, a New York-based non-profit that utilises art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

Read more about Visual AIDS and the programme here.