MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Friends and Family
Published by Art and Sciences Projects
12p, color, 8"x8.25"
I thought of this zine as a puzzle- it's a collection headshot screen caps, none of whom/which were familiar to me, begging for a connection element. Are they all white people of a certain caliber? From the author's home town perhaps, or actors who have come out as queer? Actors who resemble the authors actual family? From the explaination of the pubisher, it's just a scrapbook of Masetto's favorites? Like many things, I always wish obsessional projects pushed their obsessions to the limit. This is a zine of 12 actors, that, while artistically presented, struggles to create a context. -EF