A new documentary looks back on the artist’s divisive career, from his shunning of the art establishment to his work with the Act Up AIDS campaign.
‘Society had turned its back on us, which added to our creative flow. It’s easy to tell the world to go fuck itself when you’re dying.’
Photographer Gideon Mendel refused to fan the flames of prejudice that characterised the AIDS crisis, instead documenting the humanity he found on London's specialist wards.
In the ’80s, Dublin's largest prison – Mountjoy Jail – created a separation unit for HIV/AIDS sufferers. Now, their harrowing stories are being brought back to life.
Meet the five inspiring young HIV+ Brits setting off around the UK to share their stories and break down the stigma attached to the virus.