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poster/VIRUS: Artists Affected by HIV Use Images to Make Daring Statements

2 Years of Posters From a Toronto Street Campaign by Canada's AIDS Action Now

November 15, 2013

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Micah Lexier With Darien Taylor and Eric Mykhalovskiy

Utilizing his trademark techniques of found imagery, simplicity and repetition, Micah Lexier has created a poster that addresses the decidedly unsexy, but complex issue of access to treatment. Quality of care, accuracy of information, even access to treatment itself is dependent on a myriad of factors, both personal and practical. Lexier was tasked with the challenge to create a poster that itemized a number of these extenuating circumstances. Playing with duplication and a simple color inversion, Lexier riffs on AIDS Action Now's dated but indelible logo to focus on the simple but nuanced message that access to treatment is not equal for all.




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