In the following interview, renowned writer and cultural activist Sarah Schulman discusses her role as the cofounder and coordinator (with Jim Hubbard) of the ACT UP Oral History Project. The Oral History project, which is ongoing, creates a vibrant archive of numerous filmed and transcribed interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York. Schulman's discussion of her project reveals the patchwork of individual identities, political priorities, and talents that contributed to the significant successes of ACT UP as an agent of social change while also revealing the affective dimensions of constituting and maintaining an archive.

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