In it's fourth incarnation, PLAY SMART brings things...together.

Play Smart IV features:

  • Artists working together - Benjamin Frederickson with Silvia Prada, and Carmine Santaniello with Jayson Keeling. Each artist produced their own card, and also produced one card as a pair. The idea was to have artists, play smart together.
  • Organizations working together - This round of Play Smart includes four cards with information on the back, created in collaboration with the Sero Project and Streetwise and Safe. Topics include: “No Condoms as Evidence”, “Prevention Beyond Condoms”, “Testing” and “HIV is Not A Crime”.
  • A chance for people to play together - Each pack contains a mad lib prompt card so people can discuss the topics together.

And Play Smart IV features many opportunities to bring people together:

  • “Safety First” screening
    7pm, January 29, 2014
    Auditorium, New York Public Library
    5th avenue at 42nd street
    Visual AIDS Executive Director Nelson Santos will join director Jim Hubbard and performer Blane Charles, to give a sneak peek at PLAY SMART.
  • Creating Change” conference
    January 31-February 2,2014
    Houston, Texas
    PLAY SMART will be featured at a workshop on HIV Criminalization with the Sero Project and QUEEROCRACY.Be Part of the Action…Visual AIDS is hosting 3 events at our office, bringing together community, conversation and condom pack making With co-hosts:
  • Play Smart - Artists Together
    7pm, February 20, 2014
    Rush Arts Gallery
    526 west 26th street, # 311
    Nelson Santos In Conversation With PLAY SMART Artists

For more information about PLAY SMART, visit the webpage.

Benjamin Fredrickson

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Carmine Santaniello