Maurice Turgeon has lived healthy with HIV for over 20
years. Photographing male nudes has been a great creative outlet. Keeping fit, remaining informed, and
giving back to the community has also helped him to live a balanced life. He
now facilitates a support group for gay men living with HIV:
On the flip side, photographing cemeteries has long been a source of therapy for Maurice. The solitude and beauty of these locations helps him find moments of peace from the challenges of living with HIV and surviving as an artist in New York City. The rays of sun symbolize the new treatment options that now have people living extended lives with this manageable disease.