‘There is an art to science, and a science in art;
the two are not enemies,
but different aspects of the whole.’
– Issac Asimov
In a world first, twelve internationally renowned HIV scientists have been partnered with twelve exceptionally talented HIV positive artists to present HIV Science as Art from 24 July through to 5 August 2023 at Metro Arts in Brisbane Australia.
HIV Science as Art is an exhibit that highlights some of the world’s best HIV science through art in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on HIV Science. This exhibition brings the outstanding scientific advancements in HIV to life through the work of 12 extraordinary artists living with HIV from around the world.
The HIV Science as Art exhibition includes 12 original pieces of work that have been co-created between the HIV scientist and their companion artist. The final works, which includes everything from fashion design to painting to photography to sculpture, will be for sale with all funds raised will go towards supporting community HIV programs and services in the Asia/Pacific region.