Activism in the Arts: I’ve Got U Under My Skin: AIDS & Classical Music


  • Kevin Madill


Author Biography

Kevin Madill

Kevin Madill is Music Librarian at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Previous positions include administrator, manager, and liaison/collections librarian in academic and special libraries in the United States and Canada including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. He has served as Adjunct Faculty with the UBC Master of Library and Information Studies program where he taught collection development. He holds a Master of Library and Information Studies from UBC, a BMus (Honors, Theory and Composition) from Western University, and an MFA and BFA from UBC. Kevin’s creative work explores the interconnectedness of modernity, sexual identity, and portraiture. His artworks are held by several museums in the Pacific North West and available for online viewing through the solo exhibition Vancouver Modern: on the limits of portraiture.


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How to Cite

Madill, K. (2022). Activism in the Arts: I’ve Got U Under My Skin: AIDS & Classical Music. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies.