The AIDS Memorial Quilt

AIDS Quilt at Mall
AIDS Quilt at Mall

The Quilt transforms statistics into souls, stigma into understanding, and complacency into action.

When I speak about Memory Quilts, I always credit the AIDS quilt for putting the idea of quilting a memory back on the American map.

This July all 48,000 panels will be available for public to view throughout the D.C region in more than 60 distinct displays over the course of 31 days in more than 50 locations.

Published by SilkQuilt

Pittsburgh-based fiber artist, Louise Silk, creates art that combines aesthetics and functionality with meaning and memories. From the influence of a 1972 MS Magazine article to the current SILKDENIM label, her quilt experiences culminate in a display of her particular capacity to use her patchwork skills to piece together just about anything into an aesthetic meaningful whole.

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