Thursday, February 18, 2016
David Wojnarowicz was leading intellectual force for the AIDS and queer activism groups in New York City. Incorporating many mediums, photography; video; collage; and performance; collaborating with other artists too, David sought to push the creative boundaries in activism art. David never ceased to leave out anything that was not personal, he incorporated many of his own personal history into his body of work. Thought his career, he never ceased to politically stand up and protect his art, nor redefined how far art can go within an institution that slightly "follows" the freedom to creatively express through appropriating sacred imagery. I applaud David Wojnarowicz role in his political activism in making art transparent and reflective of the AIDs crisis, also, pushing against religious institutions that called blasphemy on art using sacred imagery.