DUETS: Ben Cuevas & Annie Sprinkle
Visual AIDS artist member Ben Cuevas speaks to Annie Sprinkle about art, knitting, postporn, ecosex, HIV, love, loss, risk, activism, feminism, go-go dancing, orgasms, humor, death and more.
Ben Cuevas is a Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary artist whose work spans a wide range of mediums including installation, sculpture, fiber, photography, video, performance, and sound.
Annie Sprinkle was a Manhattan-based sex worker for twenty years before she morphed into a multimedia artist and filmmaker.
‘DUETS’ is a series of publications that pairs artists, activists, writers, and thinkers in dialogues about their creative practices and current social issues around HIV/AIDS. These engaging and highly readable conversations highlight the connections between communities of artists and activists. Drawing from the Visual AIDS Artist Registry and Archive Project, this series continues Visual AIDS’ mission to support, promote, and honor the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.