Untitled, 1981, Keith Haring acrylic and ink on metal, 24.5x21, Keith Haring artwork © Keith Haring Foundation

Mark S. King curated this month's web gallery, Choosing Joy, featuring Steven Dwyane Bryk, Kyle Nylund, Martin Freeman, Carlos Gutierrez-Solana, Keith Haring, John Hanning, Steve Muench, Rob Ordonez and horea.

King says, " Joy is glorious. Joy is proud. And, for people living with HIV, joy is a crucial part of our resilience. Depictions of people living with HIV are often weighted in tragedy and challenge. But something lies beyond those overly simplistic portraits: our love of life, the bravery and empowerment that comes with facing a chronic condition with dignity, and our daily commitment to health and well-being." Read more.

Each month, Visual AIDS invites guest curators, drawn from both the arts and AIDS communities, to select several works from the Frank Moore Archive Project and Visual AIDS Artists Registry.

View past Web Gallery here.

Steven Dwayne Bryk

Kyle Nylund

Martin Freeman

Carlos Gutierrez-Solana

Keith Haring

John Hanning

Steve Muench

Rob Ordonez