Date:
Monday, May 14, 2012 from 6:00pm–9:00pm
Type of event:
Visual AIDS Event
Location:
  • Angel Orensanz Foundation
  • 172 Norfolk Street
  • New York, NY

VAVA honoring: Frank Jump, Sean Strub, Wendy Olsoff & Penny Pilkington

Angel Orensanz Foundation
172 Norfolk Street
New York, NY,
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Honoring Frank Jump, Sean Strub, Wendy Olsoff and Penny Pilkington

The Visual AIDS Vanguard Awards were presented to Frank Jump (photographer and creator of the Fading Ads of New York City campaign), POZ founder Sean Strub and PPOW gallery owners Wendy Olsoff and Penny Pilkington. Actress Rosario Dawson (Rent, Kids, Sin City), HIV criminalization activist Edwin Bernard and Martha Wilson (in character as Barbara Bush) presented the honorees, respectively, with their awards.

The night was hosted by political comedian John Fugelsang and featured cabaret performances by Joey Arias and Daniel Isengart.

Music by DAIN (Audio Elements) & Stadenco (Verboten)

Silent Auction of artwork by Dotty Attie, Frank Jump, Wilson Hand Kidde, Annette Lemieux, Duane Michals, Hunter Reynolds, Eric Rhein, Thomas Ruff, Steed Taylor, Spencer Tunick, James Welling, Thomas Woodruff, and Lynne Yamamoto.