Block 30 of the Dutch AIDS Memorial Quilt
Date
Creation: 1990 - 2014
Object Name
fabric art (visual works)
Inventory Number
C.2021.006.001
Physical Description
Quilt made of six panels with different memorabilia printed or sewn on textile.
Content Description
The NAME project aims to commemorate the victims of AIDS in the form of a collaborative quilt made by their partners, friends and families. It started in San Francisco in 1987 and soon spread internationally. The idea was first brought to Europe by activists in the Netherlands, who donated this quilt block.
Keywords
AIDS (Disease) Gay culture Collective memory
Exhibition Theme
-> 7. Restless Youth. 70 years of growing up in Europe
Material / Technique
Quilted fabric, plastic, metal and glass
Dimensions
H x W 290,00 x 380,00 cm
Place
Production Place: Netherlands (Europe European Economic Area European Union)
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