Jenny Holzer Designing Text Work for NYC AIDS Memorial

December 28th, 2015

Jenny Holzer is collaborating with Google to create an app commemorating HIV/AIDS victims, made in conjunction with her installation for the NYC AIDS Memorial.  “Excerpts from Song of Myself by Walt Whitman will be the text on the granite paving stones. The Whitman poem is a beauty from a man in full and glad possession of his body,” Holzer said. “The app should add content from visitors and from other authors—I’m thinking a lot about David Wojnarowicz, for example—for a rich mix.”

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