David Wojnarowicz (September 14, 1954 – July 22, 1992) was an American painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performance artist, songwriter/recording artist and AIDS activist prominent in the New York City art world. He incorporated personal narratives affected by both his struggle with AIDS as well as his political activism in his art until his death from the disease in 1992.
David Wojnarowicz: Photography & Film 1978–1992 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is part of Capture Photography Festival’s 2020 Selected Exhibition Program.
Image: Andreas Sterzing, David Wojnarowicz (Silence = Death), 1989, photograph. Courtesy of the Artist, the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P·P·O·W, New York.