"...laughter distorts the body, makes it monstrous. If laughter distorts the body, and these images present people feeling pure physical enjoyment in "sensuous solidarity," then it follows that laughter can distort the body politic – and challenge it to change it." - Mathew Rodriguez

AIDS IS NO JOKE features work by Jürgen Baldiga, Jerome Caja, Steven Arnold, Robert Mapplethorpe, Phil Shaw, Rob Ordonez, Jimmy De Sana, Jorge Veras, John Morrison, George Dinhaupt, Joseph Modica, Joe De Hoyos, Richard Calhabeu, Lina Yaroslavska, and Ray Cook.

Each month, Visual AIDS invites guest curators, drawn from both the arts and AIDS communities, to select several works from The Archive Project and Artists+ Registry. View past Web Gallery here.

Jürgen Baldiga

Jerome Caja

Steven Arnold

Robert Mapplethorpe

Phil Shaw

Rob Ordonez

Jimmy De Sana

Jorge Veras

John Morrison

George Dinhaupt

Joseph Modica

Joe De Hoyos

Richard Calhabeu

Lina Yaroslavska

Ray Cook