Light in the Darkness

One of the LED-emblazoned trucks that was part of the NYC AIDS Memorial Arts and Education Initiative launched on December 1.
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On World AIDS Day, the NYC AIDS Memorial launched its Arts and Education Initiative, with an interactive art experience, created in collaboration with artist Jenny Holzer. The event included a fleet of five trucks emblazoned with LED signs that journeyed through the city displaying a series of quotes that convey the impact, history, and ongoing battle against the AIDS epidemic worldwide. Following that dusk event, the American Run for the End of AIDS, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, and the International AIDS Prevention Initiative hosted the 27th “Out of the Darkness World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil and Gathering,” also at the NYC AIDS Memorial.

Other messages carried on trucks around the city on World AIDS Day.
Anthony Goicolea, creator of the LGBT Memorial in Hudson River Park, Paul Kelterborn, one of the designers of the NYC AIDS Memorial, and longtime AIDS activist Eric Sawyer.
Former State Senator Tomn Duane (center) was among those participating in the “Out of the Darkness World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil and Gathering.”
Vigil participants standing in the shadow of the NYC AIDS Memorial.
Members of ACT UP remind vigil participants that AIDS is not history.
Updated 9:39 am, December 5, 2018
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