Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.

"Due to the need to communicate the profound impact of HIV/AIDS, a lot of art has happened." Lia Gangitano
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Oct 12, 2020

Strip AIDS Podcast | Episode 3: Paco

Artist and HIV advocate Joey Terrill speaks with Carlo Quispe about comics as a tool for addressing fear and stigma in the gay community. They discuss what has changed—and what hasn’t—since the 1980s, and how comics can offer new forms of representation for queer Latinx communities. → Read More
Oct 5, 2020

Strip AIDS Podcast | Episode 2: Legalize Positivity

HIV criminalization activist Robert Suttle speaks with Inés Ixierda and Clio Sady about their comic Legalize Positivity. Together, they discuss how HIV criminalization codifies stigma, the origins of the prison-industrial complex, and how prisons perpetuate harm. → Read More

Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS is the only arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS awareness and creating dialogue around HIV issues today, by producing and presenting visual art projects, exhibitions, public forums and publications - while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. We are committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.