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    All good things have a sequel (PSD #2)

    Introduction This post is regarding the use of an artifact to further my research into the culture of the HIV epidemic, through the use of detailed description of a panel from the NAMES project. Through this description I will further my understanding of the concept of culture and build branches to a deeper insight of the objects really mean. This description is the back of the panel I previously did, so similarities are unavoidable, if you’d like to read my description of the front the click this link. About the Quilt The dimension of this panel is like most at the NAMES project, which is 6×3. This panel is located in…

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    The Life of a Fox

    This post concerns my chosen quilt from the NAMES project and a detailed description of it. About the quilt The size of my chosen panel is 6×3 feet, which is the average size for a panel on the AIDS quilt. It is located on the upper left corner of the block it’s located on, it makes up the edge of the quilt. My quilt block has the usual eight panels, but what is unusual is that my panel has a front and back. My chosen panel is on block number 5959. According to the the NAMES project website, there are 5,956 blocks. My quilt is a new edition to the NAMES…

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    Thick Description of Thick Panel

    The panel is 6×3, which is the usual size of a panel at The Names project. Located on the upper left corner of it’s block. It is positioned vertically, and laid out like a banner.  It’s block number is 5959. This Block is new and hasn’t even been put in the system yet. Just like a banner is has symbols on it, each part representing a piece of the person the panel is about. The name RENARD is in big bold letters between to dates signifying the year and date of birth and of death. Each symbol is divided by a cross covered in a cow like print. The print…