It is 30 years since the Terence Higgins Trust was founded. This week’s free Library Insight talk highlights the changing approaches to AIDS in that time, as revealed through the Wellcome Library’s international AIDS posters. The global nature of this collection highlights different cultural attitudes to sexual health in a vast array of visual styles.
Our talk is from Julia Nurse, Content and Metadata Officer, who worked on the project to catalogue and digitise these posters.
The event takes place between 3-4pm on Thursday 21 June, tickets can be collected from the Wellcome Collection Information Desk after 1.30pm on a first-come, first-served basis.
Image: Three rows of individuals affected by AIDS, some with their heads turned, others with their hands on their faces with comments on how they need help; advertisement for the SIDA Info Service, Lithograph, Paris 1990s (Wellcome Library no. 672534i).