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Art, Activism, and AIDS

Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo MI

Dec 01 2022
Art, Activism, and AIDS

Jordan Eagles uses animal and human blood in his artworks to explore themes of life, death, spirituality, and politics related to the human body.

In works like American Carnage 6/4-11, currently on view in Unmasking Masculinity, Eagles comments on blood donation policies that prohibit members of the LGBTQIA+ community from donating blood. To commemorate World AIDS Day, visitors are invited to visit the KIA during the afternoon of December 1 to converse with Eagles about his work. Guests will also be invited to step into a photo booth, where Eagles’ will project images from his blood illuminations series onto their faces. The photos,

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