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A naked man lies with his eyes closed with one foot touching a lit candle held by a golden cupid; he lies on his side floating above an array of gold gift-wrapped presents among other items with one arm raised towards a glowing gold star with a gold cloud bearing a cupid, a personified gold moon and a falling teddy bear; includes the message in French: 'AIDS is not dying once; we die of indifference every day'; one of a series of posters by the AIDS-Hilfe Schweiz/Aide Suisse contre le SIDA/Aiuto AIDS Svizerro. Colour lithograph by Etienne Francey and Daniel Ammann.
[between 1990 and 1999]
Safe sex in AIDS prevention
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Date of publication must be in or after 1991 since Freddie Mercury died that year
Du SIDA on n'en meurt qu'une fois; de l'indifférence on en crève tous les jours. AIDS-Hilfe Schweiz; Aide Suisse contre le SIDA; Aiuto AIDS Svizzero. Etienne Francey. Photographe: Daniel Ammann. Dialogan.
Both Mapplethorpe and Mercury died of AIDS in 1989 and 1991 respectively; Keith Haring was a social activist and artist whose illustrations are used on other AIDS-related posters within the Wellcome Library collection (see 669057i, among others) Etienne Francey [of Etienne & Etienne publicity agency based in Geneva and Zurich] Daniel Ammann [photo] AIDS-Hilfe Schweiz; Aide Suisse contre le SIDA; Aiuto AIDS Svizzero 199- Switzerland 24/03/2009 UkLW Transcription from the item
Wellcome Library no. 675039i