Many artists in the 1980s and 1990s turned their art into activism to raise awareness of the emerging AIDS epidemic. These public health posters from around the world show how they creatively challenged a growing environment of fear and ignorance.
Artists, activism and AIDS
Words by Lalita Kaplish
- In pictures
About the author
Lalita is a digital content editor at Wellcome Collection with particular interests in the history of science and medicine and discovering hidden stories in our collections.