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Credits

Bangkok, Thailand

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes with Vinai Dithajohn and Apichart Sritakae
Video editor: Mo Stoebe Cut + Cue
Music: Marut Nopparat
Translation & Video Script Editing: Nym Korakot Punlopruks

Voiceover Editing: Apichart Sritakae
Producers: Marcia Argolo and Elisabeth Nails
Local Co-Producers: Nym Korakot Punlopruksa and Waewdao Sirisook
Venue Producer: Scott Weeks, Space Bangkok
Digital Asset Management and Video: Michael Sakamoto
Production Coordinator and Sound: Phillip T. Nails
Social Media Consultants: Isaiah Baiseri, Claire Hoch-Frohman, and Amanda Hoskinson
Project support: Annie Clarke

Local partners:
Rainbow Sky Association
Red Cross—Bangkok
Space Bangkok
Tantawan Group
UNAIDS—Bangkok Office

Special thanks
Through Positive Eyes – Los Angeles was supported in part by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation.

Additional support provided by The Ford Foundation, Gere Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, UCLA AIDS Institute, UCLA International Institute, UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, UCLA Office of the Chancellor, and UNAIDS.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Project convener: Pholokgolo Ramothwala
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Photographic consultant: Mikhael Subotzky
Music composed and performed by: Bham Ntabeni, Bhekisisa Mazubuko, Lucia Mthiyane, Steve Barnett, Bhekisisa Mazubuko and Neil Kuny
Recorded by Neil Kuny at Music Master Studios
Text editor: Ariel Stevenson
Interviewer: Hanni Ress
Production Coordinator: Bobby Gordon
Transcriber: Katie Boot
Archivist: Cathryn Dhanatya
Financial manager: Adrian Meza

Positive Convention
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes and Ricardo Funari
International coordinator: Rajeev Varma
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Music for films: Hannes Riepler and Miguel Pasillas
Translation of Brazil interviews: Ana Paula Höfling and Luciana Saldanha
Archivist: Cathryn Dhanatya
Production Coordinator: Bobby Gordon
Text editor: Ariel Stevenson

STD/AIDS Prevention Department, Ministry of Health, Brazil
Brazilian Interdisciplinary AIDS Association (ABIA)
Ford Foundation
UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture

Mexico

Project directors: Gideon Mendel, Janna Shadduck-Hernandez, and David Gere
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
International coordinator: Rajeev Varma
Production coordinator and project liaison: Bobby Gordon
Interviewer: Alejandro Brito-Lemus
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Translator and project assistant: Ariana Taboada
Music for films: Hannes Riepler
On-site community organizer: Julia Arnaut

Letra S
Ford Foundation
University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS)

Los Angeles, United States

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Project conveners: Tim Kordic and Nancy Ramos
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
Project co-producers: Bobby Gordon, Lauren Gould and Elisabeth Millican
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Music composed and performed by: Robert Een
Interviewer and text editor: Ariel Stevenson
Transcriber: Katie Boot
Financial manager: Marcia Argolo
International coordinator: Rajeev Varma
Assistant producer: Ivy Hurwitt
Archivist: Kristin Killacky
UCLA student interns: Shanna Chau, Ahilya Kaul, Sharry Lu, Sebastian Milla, Sarah Pham, Dhithya Ramaswamy, Maxine Schoefer-Wulf, Sasha Ann Tomberlin Hellreich, Ayesha Walker and Yvette Windom

Through Positive Eyes – Los Angeles was supported in part by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation, with additional support provided by:
Positively Speaking
Los Angeles Unified School District HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit
The City of Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator’s Office
UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture

Washington, D.C, United States

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Producer: Kristin Killacky
Interviewer and Text Editor: Elisabeth Nails
Director of Special Projects:Bobby Gordon
Financial Manager: Marcia Argolo
Assistant Producer: Ivy Hurwit
Sound: Jocelyn Frank
Music: Christylez Bacon, Thomas Orgren, and Robert Een
Transcriber and Editor: Katie Boot
Additional Editor: Ariel Stevenson
Social Media Consultant: Allison McKenzie with Isaiah Baiseri
Project Interns: Katherine Sizov and Kelsey Russell

Local Partners:
ARTLAB+ of the Hirshhorn Museum
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
La Clínica del Pueblo
Community Education Group
HIPS
Metro TeenAIDS
National Council of Negro Women
SMYAL
Us Helping Us
Whitman-Walker Health
The Women’s Collective

Special Thanks:
Katja Kulenkampff, Vincent Cummings, Manuel Diaz-Ramirez, Phillip T. Nails
Smithsonian Folklife Festival (Arlene Reiniger, Sojin Kim, Anna Kaplan, Josue Castilleja, Carlos Durkin, Stephen Kidd)
Hirshhorn Museum (Jennifer Barrett, Caroline Elliott)
ARTLAB+ (Ryan Hill, Anna Kassinger, Dan Solberg)

Through Positive Eyes is supported by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation.
Additional funding in Washington, D.C. was provided by The Ford Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, International AIDS Society, UCLA AIDS Institute, UCLA International Institute, and UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.

Mumbai, India

Project directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Project conveners: Heroes Project
Photo educators: Crispin Hughes and Parthiv Shah
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Music composed by: Vidya Shah
Sarangi and vocals: Ghulam Ali
Harmonium: Badlu Khan

Tabla: Shanti Bhushan Jha

Daffli and additional percussion: Satish Solanki

Acoustic Guitar: Wasim Ahmed

Electronic Programming: Manav Khadkiwala
Music for Pastor Shimray: Pena Phamshak by Mangangsana
Additional Music for Raju: Sheema Mukherjee
Producers: Kristin Killacky and Vinitha Venkatraman
Image Theater Facilitator & Production Support: Bobby Gordon
Financial Manager: Marcia Argolo
Fundraising & Production Support: Elisabeth Nails
Translation & Transcription: Kavita Nair Bhatia, Sreelesh Nambiar, Gopal Nair, Crystal Hues, Pooja Pottenkulam, Anuradha Kishore, Ahilya Kaul
Video Script Editors: Pooja Pottenkulam and Katie Boot
Social Media Consultant: Amanda Hoskinson
Web & Graphic Design: Isaiah Baiseri
Project Interns: Karan Konde and Shankar Menon

Special Thanks:
Timothy Kordic
Los Angeles Unified School District HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit

Through Positive Eyes is supported by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation.
Additional funding in Washington, D.C. was provided by The Ford Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, International AIDS Society, UCLA AIDS Institute, UCLA International Institute, and UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.

Additional support provided by:
Godrej Industries
Heroes Project
Gere Foundation
UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture
Make Art Stop AIDS
Through Positive Eyes is a project of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center

Haiti

Through Positive Eyes Artists, Staff & Volunteers

Directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Video editor: Mo Stoebe
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
Additional Video: Jesse Phinney
Translators: Jeff St. Dic, Rodolph La Pointe, Karl Pétion
Local Producers: Marie Arago, Tatiana Liautaud, FotoKonbit
Original Music: David Bontemps
Producers: Meena Murugesan and Elisabeth Nails
Co-Producers: Lisa Park and Marcia Argolo
Digital Asset Management: Phillip T. Nails
Project Support and Content Consultant: Tim Kordic
Research: Kristin Meyer, Arianna Taboada, Chiao-Wen Lan
Transcription: Tatiana Liautaud
Sound Editing: Frederic Dupoux
Project support: Ivy Hurwit, Amanda Hoskinson, Claire Hoch-Frohman, and Isaiah Baiseri

Through Positive Eyes—Port-au-Prince is a project of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center in partnership with FotoKonbit. Our special thanks to Tatiana Mora Liautaud and Marie Arago, co-directors of FotoKonbit, who have supported the Haiti project with their boundless energy and artistic commitment. Thanks also to our organizational partners in Haiti: Foundation Esther Boucicault Stanislas (FEBS), Gheskio, and Zanmi LaSante/Partners in Health.

Funder Recognition

Through Positive Eyes is supported by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation.

Additional funding is provided by the Ford Foundation, Teiger Foundation, Gere Foundation, UCLA Office of the Chancellor, UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, UCLA AIDS Institute, and individual donors to the UCLA Art & Global Health Center.

London

Through Positive Eyes Artists, Staff & Volunteers

Directors: Gideon Mendel and David Gere
Video by: Mo Stoebe
Photo educator: Crispin Hughes
Local Co-Producers: Jane Bruton and Lesley Lawson
Producers: Meena Murugesan and Elisabeth Nails
Co-Producers: Lisa Park and Marcia Argolo
Documentary Film: CutXCue and Susi Arnott
Original Music: Jon Ouin
Digital Asset Management: Phillip T. Nails
Research: Kristin Meyer, Arianna Taboada, Chiao-Wen Lan
Transcription: Patrick Phan
Project support: Ivy Hurwit and Andy Fyles
Social Media/Web Coordinators: Amanda Hoskinson, Claire Hoch-Frohman, & Isaiah Baiseri

Special Thanks
Through Positive Eyes—London is a project of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center in collaboration with Positively UK, Dean Street Clinic, Baseline, and Forum Link.
A special thanks to Marc Thompson for logistical support. Thank you to St. Anne’s Anglican Church in Soho for providing a venue for the final presentation.

Funder Recognition

Through Positive Eyes is supported by a generous grant from The Herb Ritts Foundation.
Additional funding is provided by The Ford Foundation, Gere Foundation, UCLA Office of the Chancellor, UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, and individual donors to the UCLA Art & Global Health Center.

Design

Web design: Andy Brockie
Logo design: James Brown

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