A Bronx Family Album: The Impact of AIDS : an Interactive Cd-rom

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Hart, Steve

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This is a unique CD-ROM, a disturbing CD-ROM. It offers a photographic documentary chronicling a portion of America that is largely unseen and seemingly left behind in the much ballyhooed economic good times in which we live. It tells the story of a Bronx couple, both HIV-positive, their children, how they survive (or not), fight, love, separate, reunite, run away, and self-destruct over a seven-year period. The core of the disc is the series of photographs by Steve Hart, supplemented by interviews with the main participants, the photographer, and social service professionals. This is a portrait of a group that does not fit the stereotypical version of the American family, yet needs to deal with the same pressures as all families. The photographs do not re-create all daily activities; there is little or nothing on shopping, eating, schooling, so we do not get a comprehensive view of the family's life. Bottom Line: Although there were times when we felt that the photographer inserted himself into the story unnecessarily, this is still a devastating portrait. Depending on your perspective, you may find it depressing or potentially uplifting to watch this struggle. Recommended for all libraries that collect in photography and current affairs.
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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