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

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

"The Archive Project is emotionally and physically overwhelming. I liken it to visiting the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., or to viewing the AIDS Memorial Quilt... There is reverence, some humor and maybe some surprising names of artists who are ostensibly prisoners or casualties of a war that one may not have necessarily known they were fighting..." Arnold J. Kemp, artist / educator
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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.