Tag Archives: AIDS

TB-AIDS diary

Linda Troeller New York, NY, USA   The TB-AIDS Diary was created in 1987 to address issues of stigma, comparing the response to patients with tuberculosis in the 1930s with the reaction to patients with AIDS in the 1980’s. Tuberculosis was used as a metaphor for the stigma surrounding contagious diseases and treated primarily as […]

River, 2005 – Installation by Gerda Meyer Bernstein

Gerda Meyer Bernstein Artist Statement River is a 32 ft. x 20 in. x 20 in. installation. It is made up of a wooden box with 10,000 vials filled with a red substance simulating blood. The vials overflow at one end, spilling all over the floor like the uncontrollability of the AIDS epidemic. River expresses concerns […]