How has AIDS been experienced, represented, and rememberd? With workshops, film screenings, talks, party nights, music, poetry, and performance, this Festival explores some of the histories and cultures of AIDS from the 1980s to the present day. The Festival takes place across London throughout July 2018 and is open to all – many events are free to attend.

Bridges: the cultural program of the AIDS Histories and Cultures Festival is curated by Ash Kotak of Aesthesia
C20th AIDS to C21st HIV – U=U: Undetectable=Untransmittable
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The Festival is convened by The Raphael Samuel History Centre: encouraging the widest possible participation in historical study and debate.


Our partners and supporters include:

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