UnderstandingAri is a site created to explore the NAMES Project Quilt and a select few of its thousands of panels submitted in honor of those who suffered or are suffering the effects of HIV/AIDS. With further consideration and exploration of the NAMES Project center, I was able to finalize my decision on two quilts– that of Michael Hernandez and Fior Valdez. Through the pair I found a subculture of traditional Latinx heritage. As exhibited below:
For my final focus, I have decided to use all of the subjects I studied in ENGL1102 to undergo the process of tying my subculture of the two quilts I have chosen to see how the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the subculture both influence each other.