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'Allan' from the monologue 'Sadness' Theme: Encounters

Artist: William YANG
Birth/Death: 1943

Title: 'Allan' from the monologue 'Sadness'

Credit Line: National Gallery of Australia

The photographs in William Yang’s Sadness document the AIDS crisis of the early 1990s from an intensely personal perspective. Yang had worked as a social photographer in Sydney for over twenty-five years; the loss of so many of his friends distressed him deeply.

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