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.

"In the work of artists living and archived by Visual AIDS, we can trace the beauty and the anger, the promise fulfilled and only hinted at." Ann Northrop, journalist & activist
Browse Work In The Artist Registry
From the Blog
May 1, 2018

A Poetics of Being: Mykki Blanco’s STONES AND WATER WEIGHT

Uri McMillan responds to Mykki Blanco's video for ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS: "Stage kid, art school dropout, self-professed art freak, riot-girl, punk poet, indie rapper, cross-dresser poet extraordinaire: all of these audacious avatars adhere to and yet fail to fully capture the polyglot persona that is model-artist-performer-poet-rapper Mykki Blanco." → Read More

Events Calendar
May

31

Visual AIDS Event
Cell Count
La MaMa Galleria
Jun

3

Reza Abdoh
MoMA PS1
Jun

23

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.