~ Carlos Santana
Jazz pianist Fred Hersch today. Hersch has been HIV+ since the 1980s and has contributed to The Estate Project, which is our other focus today. The mission of The Estate Project is:
* to provide practical estate planning advice to all artists, especially those living with HIV/AIDSThe Estate Project has archives for music, literature, dance, film, video, and visual arts.
* to document and offset the immense loss wrought by AIDS in all artistic disciplines
* to preserve the cultural legacy of the AIDS crisis so that future generations can enjoy, study and engage artworks as aesthetic achievements and historical documents
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