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From Sura Wood’s article in The Bay Area Reporter:

Thirty years ago, an AIDS diagnosis was a death sentence. But thanks to the tenacity of vociferous activists and the life-saving treatments whose development they helped expedite, many, though not all, people with the virus are currently living with what has come to be regarded as a manageable disease. The phenomenon of and fallout from surviving an epidemic that took a tremendous toll, psychic and physical, on the gay community has been filtering into the sensitive, tuning-fork psyches of artists who have begun to interpret and address issues and emotions surrounding AIDS in their work. The latest iteration, “Long-Term Survivor Project,” now at SF Camerawork’s minimalist, white-walled space in mid-Market, includes thoughtful images and varied approaches by three gay photographers: Hunter Reynolds, Frank Yamrus, and Grahame Perry, who grapple with the subject.

View the original review

View the series “A Sense of Beginning”
Browse all of Frank Yamrus’ work at ClampArt

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