Oral history interview with Ron Athey, 2016 June 17-18

Athey, Ron , b. 1961
Performance artist
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Size: 2 sound files (4 hrs., 40 min.) digital, wav

Collection Summary: An interview with Ron Athey, conducted 2016 June 17-18, by Alex Filho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Athey's home in Los Angeles, California.

Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Ron Athey (1961- ) is a performance artist in Los Angeles, California. Interviewer Alex Fialho (1989- ) is the Programs Manager for Visual AIDS in New York, New York.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Funding for this interview was provided by the Keith Haring Foundation.

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