January 19, 2011


Join ART+ for an important organizing meeting

Take collective action about the Smithsonian’s censorship of video by David Wojnarowicz

Organizing meeting: Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:30-8:30PM


38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor

(between Broome & Grand in SoHo)

New York, NY 10013

Gallery phone: 212 226-3970

Nearest subway stations – Canal Street

Plans for a street protest in Washington, DC are in the works – to confront the Smithsonian’s governing body, the Board of Regents. NYC actions also planned. Bring your ideas and outrage!

Last Dec. 19th ART+ marched 500 strong on NYC’s Fifth Avenue with a loud message for the Smithsonian –put the video back.

Keep up the momentum, please join us on Jan. 20th

When he died in 1992, David Wojnarowicz, artist and writer with AIDS, left a body of work about the disease that remains unrivaled for its power and beauty. On December 1, 2010 the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC celebrated World AIDS Day by capitulating to the demands of right-wing politicians and an anti-gay religious group and removing David’s volcanic video rant, A Fire in My Belly, from an important art exhibition that explores gender and gay and lesbian themes,

ART+ is a NYC-based direct action group fighting censorship and homophobia.

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